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Hand tool tips and tricks #20: A Bit More About Resawing

04-24-2013 01:16 PM by RGtools | 1 comment »

Generally the aim of resawing a piece of wood s to divide in neatly in half. One thing you have to account for is the kerf of the saw. If you place a line dead center, one side will end up thinner than the other. For this reason you can offset the line from the center by the width of your kerf (this is a measurement you will be able to eyeball with some ease after converting a couple hundred yards of wood into sawdust). It occurs to me that I should have taken some photos of that layout process in case some are unfamiliar with finding the center of a board with a cutting gauge (I will post that another day). What I wanted to point out was now that you have off centered your line yo...

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