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#1 posted 02-15-2012 01:07 PM

OK – New member here. I have been watching all of the good thoughts and helpful hints and found myself coming back for more. Question: I have a 12” Jet bandsaw w/ a 1/4”-6 TPI alternating tooth blade. I am trying to crosscut a 3” piece of hard maple w/o success. The blade will bow to my left (as I feed) and I can’t get a straight cut. I have made all of the adjustments per the Jet manual but not sure about tension. New the the bandsaw and looking for tips. – Thanks.

-- JJO

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#2 posted 02-15-2012 01:14 PM

Hi JJO,

I am sorry I can’t help you with the band saw, as I do not own one, well at least one that works. But I did want to welcome you to LJ’s.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#3 posted 02-15-2012 03:22 PM

Welcome aboard. Nice that you could join us on Lumberjocks.

Reegarding your question. Please try posting it in one of the forums. You will get more responses there. Simply click on forums at the top of this page. Then choose “Show all Forums.” There is a forum for power tools. Good Luck !!

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#4 posted 02-15-2012 03:50 PM

Welcome To LumberJocks.
Good Luck…

-- Rick

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#5 posted 02-15-2012 04:03 PM

Welcome to Ljs a world wide community were there are great people,super projects and great woodworkers.Enjoy

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#6 posted 02-15-2012 05:48 PM

Glad to see that you have made LumberJocks a part of your Woodworking experience… Welcome

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#7 posted 02-15-2012 08:30 PM

Welcome. You have found the right place for woodworking. A great group of people willing to help. Looking forward to see your projects and comments. Work safe in the shop and don’t forget to use pushsticks.

-- "Hold on to instruction, do not let it go; guard it well, for it is your life" Solomon

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