Timberwolf blade

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Blog entry by deeman posted 01-20-2010 07:45 PM 880 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Today I put on the new Timberwolf band saw blade I bought at the woodshow last Saturday. Tensioning it was a bit tricky, but after a few tries and playing around with it i finally got it. I wanted to try making a lock out of a big chunk of walnut that was given to me. I wanted to have a book matched face. So I set my new Kreg fence to just over half inch. The faces finish at 3/8. The new blade cut through the 3” walnut very easy. I was surprised. I have never had a band saw that cut as good as this.

-- Dennis Trenton Ohio And life is worth the living just because He lives!

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#1 posted 01-20-2010 08:04 PM

I am glad that it worked out for you. I have really been impressed with their blades. Nothing like a fresh blade on any tool to add to the amazment that it worked as planned.


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#2 posted 01-20-2010 08:09 PM

The timberwolf blades are excellent. They are worth every penny. I have a Powermatic bandsaw and added a Kreg fence and timberwolf blases. What a difference!

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#3 posted 01-20-2010 09:38 PM

I think that you will find the blades are easy to tension.

Start with the setting a little loose and you will see the blade vibrate while the saw is running. Tightening up the blade will eventually cause it to stop. Continue tightening and it will hit a point that it vibrates again. When it starts to vibrate again just back off the tension a little to make it stop and at that point you have it adjusted.

Finish off by setting all the guides according to the blade.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#4 posted 01-21-2010 01:39 AM

Thanks for the tip, Todd! I never knew that.

-- Julian, Park Forest, IL

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#5 posted 01-21-2010 01:46 AM

It’s a snap!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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