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Posted on Resawing Blade For A Bandsaw

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Wildwood

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#1 posted 11-26-2012 05:58 PM

+1 on feeding too fast & dull blade.

Rule of thumb for resawing is wider blade and less teeth per inch. My personal experience with 14” band saws shows not all with take a 3/4” or wider blade even though manufacturer specs says they will. Common blade width for 14” BS resawing or cutting big stock is ¼”, 3/8” and 1/2” with 3 or 4 hook or skip tooth. Some blade companies offer highbred combination blasé sets which work as well.

-- Bill


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