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A Resaw Adventure #2: Rotate

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Blog entry by bandit571 posted 09-14-2021 11:53 PM 392 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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To complete the cut…left the plywood spacer in place….what was the top is now the bottom.

Start here….the saw is about..100+ years old….Disston No. D8…where the “8” is inside of the “D”...5-1/2 ppi, 28” long…big saw… Once it gets going, a spray of sawdust shoots out, all over the place. At about the 3 minute mark..

A nice steady…not too fast, not too slow ….had to stop for a bit, switched the hands around, so I was sawing with my left hand..at about the 5 minute..

Things started to bind a bit….to make it easier, I added that strip of Ash….another couple strokes..POP..and no more could be made…resaw was complete…
Set the 2 halves out on the bench…

Not too bad? Once the knee allows it, I’ll plane these two smooth and flat….edges need work, ends need squared…the usual stuff….have a smaller piece of scrap to resaw..

maybe next time I can get down the stairs to the shop?

Had to be careful, when hanging up the saws, when I was done…

Rip saw wanted to argue about it…and bounced lightly onto my arm….ow….
Hmm..

It got hung up, anyway. other saw is the D-112 ( I think..might be a 115? ) and is a very good cross cut saw.

Stay tuned..might see what I can build with this mess….

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use



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#1 posted 09-15-2021 05:00 PM

Bandits first brush with the Saw
He fought the saw and the saw one!

-- Regards Rob

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#2 posted 09-15-2021 05:01 PM

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