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Resawing In Range View

09-15-2014 08:30 AM by Texcaster | 6 comments »

My bandsaw is only a 14in and my machinery weak link. It’s powerful enough to cut 4in Rock Maple cabriole legs easily but not enough grunt for serious resawing. I do my resawing on my table saw. It cuts 105mm above the table, anything over 210mm is finished off by hand. I’m in the tonewood outlaw band, those not using “official luthier” timber. Most prominent Luthiers build an instrument out of very ordinary timber to show their ability to make ordinary stuff preform like AAA grade. It’s probably the future. I cut 5 back and side sets today, 5mm thick. Yesterday I broke down 2 massive slabs to suit dressing on my 16in jointer/planer. Only one lump wa...

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