Bandsaw Tips And Tricks
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Bandsaw Blade Selection Most bandsaw problems come from either a dull blade or using a blade with too many teeth per inch.For the type of woodworking I do I only need two blades.3/16″, 4 TPI Skip Tooth Blade This is the blade I use for 95% of all my bandsaw cuts.
This blade works great for cutting tight radiuses and can also be used for resawing pieces up to 3″.If you're thinking about making bandsaw boxes then this is the perfect blade.Having only 4 teeth per inch is perfect for efficiently removing all the waste while cutting the curves.
Get the blade here.Wood Slicer 1/2 inch Resaw Bandsaw Blade I only use this blade for about 5% of my bandsaw cuts but it's a must if you plan on resawing wood over 3″ tall.Get the blade here.Bandsaw Blade Tension Bandsaw blade tension is a subject I think receives too much unneeded attention.
I rarely worry about tightening and tensioning the blade and just throw it on with any issues.If you do want to properly tension your blade the only thing you need to keep in mind is that the blade should defect about 1/4″ with moderate pressure.
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