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#1 posted 05-10-2017 12:44 AM

You say the saw binds, as in the kerf is closing behind the blade and pinching it? Then you need a splitter to hold the kerf open or let the oak dry longer.

If it’s lack of power, then use a ripping blade. Fewer teeth, the less power will be required.

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