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#1 posted 12-19-2019 03:24 AM

The only times I have drift on my band saw is dull blade &/or too fast of feed rate. The thicker the wood, the slower you need to cut to give the blade a chance to clear the sawdust. Forcing a piece through too fast will leave too much sawdust in the kerf, which pushes the blade to one side.

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