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napkin holder

by Andrewbarbarian
posted 10-18-2018 05:28 PM


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Andrewbarbarian

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#1 posted 10-18-2018 05:41 PM

I was thinking about just running each piece back through the bandsaw to shave the thicker parts with a sacrificial piece on the trim side so I can hold it tight against the fence.

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#2 posted 10-19-2018 04:11 AM

Don’t joint across the grain. Even if you had a thickness planer, that’s too small to run through one. Since it’s pine, you should be able to get a decent result just by sanding. It’ll take some patience and care to maintain a flat surface, but pine is pretty soft. Just take your time and you’ll get there.

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#3 posted 10-19-2018 04:43 AM

Speaking of napkin holders….Here’s a couple I made several years ago…..!! I also made some trivets and pan holders to match…..Just a sample…...!!

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#4 posted 10-19-2018 12:36 PM

As Rich said, sanding is your best option, but I’d have to ask you if the effort is worth it for something so small? Sounds like it’s a small enough project that you can chalk it up as part of your learning curve and retry your project with another piece of wood.

BTW are you using a fence to help you with your resawing?

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#5 posted 10-19-2018 01:54 PM

Thanks for the replies. I will try some more hand sanding as rich mentioned. It can’t get any worse. Lumbering-on I did use a fence and a feather board. I have had decent luck in the past with re-sawing (I don’t do a lot or anything big). Not sure why this one drifted so much.

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#6 posted 10-19-2018 02:05 PM

How sharp is the BS blade? Tooth count?

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#7 posted 10-19-2018 02:47 PM

Its only got a few cuts on it. 14tpi 3/8 blade. I know this isn’t a great resaw blade, but its all they had when my other one dulled. I never remember to get another until Im doing something and need it and then it hits me..”Oh ya I forgot to get a variety of blades for my bandsaw”!!

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