Quick Tips #3: Cutting Curves With A Wide Bandsaw Blade

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Blog entry by Matthew Morris posted 06-20-2015 06:49 PM 1620 reads 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Sometimes I find my Bandsaw Blade is too wide to cut the curve on my piece. In this quick tip I show you a way to get around this problem.

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#1 posted 06-21-2015 01:35 AM

Great tip—thanks for posting!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#2 posted 06-23-2015 03:48 PM

Thanks Dean. Glad you liked it.

Great tip—thanks for posting!

- Mean_Dean

-- Matthew Morris, MM Wood Studio, Southern CA,

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#3 posted 06-23-2015 04:57 PM

Yes, I am guilty of kerf cutting with a wide bandsaw blade as well. I never really enjoyed the time spent changing bandsaw blades, but I do it when I have to.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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