Wood slicer convert

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Blog entry by iozl posted 08-27-2008 03:11 AM 1267 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was having a lot of trouble with resawing on the bs. After reading all the raves on this site about the wood slicer, I made the plunge and purchased one.


Luckily, I happened to pick up a copy of FWW #189 in the past few weeks and followed the instructions line by line.


Now, for a seasoned pro this might not be a big deal, but for someone like me just starting out after experiencing a LOT of frustration simply trying to resaw in a straight line this was like a revelation. Based on my experience I would definitely recommend this blade; certainly the techniques from the FWW article helped, but I could not have done this without the hardware (certainly not with the crappy blade I bought at the local store a couple months ago).

I shall be afraid of resawing no more…

Bandsaw Setup

Resawn wood

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#1 posted 08-27-2008 03:15 AM

Good blades make all the difference.

-- Bruce from Central New, if you'll pardon me, I have some sawdust to make.

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#2 posted 08-27-2008 08:21 PM

The Wood Slicer is the way to go, I’ve got one.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#3 posted 08-27-2008 08:32 PM

yeah, I find FWW is a huge source of excellent quality resources, in details, in easy to follow manner. I am just getting into working with a Band saw, and have several logs of apple wood that is waiting in the corner to be transformed into boards… from all the reviews here, I’ll def. get a wood slicer blade for resawing. which one do you use? 1/2” or 3/4”

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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