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Blog entry by ianscot posted 01-06-2021 06:25 PM 269 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve been working on installing a hardwood floor in our home and came to the point where I had to resaw some of the flooring to make spacers for room transitions and riser fronts for stairs.

I bought a used band saw a few months ago and had tried to use it with the attached blade with horrible results. I purchased a new 5/8 blade and found that while installing the previous owner had adjusted the saw for a 92.5 inch blade. After contacting Grizzly support about readjusting the saw, I went through all the alignment instructions and got the saw perfectly plum. Now, I’m able to easily resaw boards to any thickness. It’s great having equipment working correctly.

I also found that my miter saw fence was off so I got that squared as well.



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Bob Kassmeyer

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#1 posted 01-06-2021 10:11 PM

The previous owner must have never changed the blade as that is what the Grizzly 14 inch band saws come with. I have had mine for years and still love it. Welcome to Lumberjocks.

-- Bob Kassmeyer, Nebraska

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