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How to silver solder band saw blades

11-26-2013 10:49 PM by hydro | 14 comments »

This will assist in repairing a broken blade or in making your own blades from coil stock or auction site blade stock. First, you will need some blades. I like to buy coil stock if I can get it for a good price, or I buy blades in bulk that are a little longer than I need. I will cut these down to length. To solder the blades, you will need silver solder and flux. I use silver solder that I got at the hardware store, and a boron modified flux that I found at McMaster Carr. The boron modified flux gets a better bite on ferrous materials like blades. You will need to know the finished length of blade that works on your saw. To get the measurement either check the owners manual...

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