Tablesaw Blade For Dovetails
Tablesaw blade for dovetails is post about Joinery bookmarked by karl with ID 11856427066 was uploaded on 01-03-2019 and has been viewed 273,151 times.
Q: I am interested in having a sawblade reground so that I can cut dovetails with my tablesaw.What kind of blade should I start with? Does the number of teeth matter? Terry Lyon, Brooksville, FL A: My first dovetail blade was made from an alternating top bevel (ATB) combination blade.
I had it reground so that the tops of all the teeth sloped 10° in one direction.However, regrinding all of the teeth on an ATB blade requires that a lot of material be removed from the teeth, which means fewer resharpenings later.
A better option is to begin with a flat-top-grind rip blade, if you have one.In either case, choose a blade with 40 teeth or fewer, because more teeth aren't necessary for the ripcuts you'll be making, and they drive up the cost of the regrind.
If you don't have a spare blade to regrind, you…...