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Blog entry by TMcG posted 1260 days ago 899 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So today was the day to modify the fence on the bandsaw, I have the Ridgid 14002, and install the new Woodslicer blade and see how we do on the re-saw.

As it turned out I had 3 blanks, Yellowheart, Cocobolo and Maple that needed to be thinned down to 3/4 from 1” and didn’t really want to waste that much of that much exotic so…..

Unbelievable ! That Woodslicer blade is just unreal, I really just didn’t expect that much of a difference but it is just a world apart from the 1/4” OEM blade.

So now I have 3 great 1/8” pieces of exotic that I can use to add to my increasing fascination with making bandings and a whole new confidence in what can be done of the bandsaw

All in all, a very good day !

-- http://wood.mcgivern.org



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Eagle1

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#1 posted 1260 days ago

I love my wood slicer blade. I don’t know if I will ever buy anything else but those.

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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dlmckirdy

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#2 posted 1259 days ago

Stay away from hidden nails/staples! They put the big hurt on a Woodslicer in a hurry. I haven’t found a blade for re-sawing better than the Woodslicer.

-- Doug, Bakersfield, CA - I measured twice, cut it twice, and it is still too short!

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