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I’ve used this product for years. I picked it up at a wood show and I’ve not seen it since. You can buy it online, but I need to find a supplier.

I use this product on bandsaw blades, especially good when resawing. I also use it on my Mortising machine to lubricate the drill bit in the chisels.

It makes the chips slide easier and cuts down on the heat generated by all of the wood going through the chisels.

The Par Enterprises web site

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †




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#1 posted 1797 days ago

I have been using PAM vegetable oil but it’s a bit messy if you are not careful.
Does your pack have an address Karson?

Bob

-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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#2 posted 1797 days ago

Their address is:

Product #1008
From: PAR Enterprises 4333 East Sam Houston Parkway
North, Houston, Texas 77015, 888-222-2225

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#3 posted 1796 days ago

Thanks Karson,
I take it that this does not affect the wood come finishing time ??

-- Don S.E. OK

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#4 posted 1796 days ago

Thanks

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#5 posted 1796 days ago

Thanks Karson.

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#6 posted 1796 days ago

I’ve been using Boeshield T-9 which seems to work well but the cans are small and I go through it realatively quickly. (probably using it too much). I’ll check this stuff out to see how it compares. Always looking for something that works better.
:)

-- JMP

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#7 posted 1796 days ago

Thanks for the info. Looks like a great product.

God Bless
tom

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#8 posted 1796 days ago

thanks for the info. I use DriCote (got it from LeeValley.com) myself with good results. I put it on all my blades.

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

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#9 posted 1796 days ago

Thanks for the post, Karson. I will have to look into this.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#10 posted 1796 days ago

Emeralds: This is not for the tools to keep them from rusting like T9 is. I spray this on the blades for easy in cutting.

It does not stain the wood or impact any finishing.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#11 posted 1796 days ago

Bob #2 – PAM contains Silicone… and is actually not recommended for such porposes as the silicone can get on the wood, and cause finishing issues.

actually, we went to William Sonoma a while back, and they had their demo. they we re introducing a new non-stick pancake maker. they specifically said not to use PAM on it, nor anything that contains silicone as it wears off and eats up the non-stick layer.

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

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#12 posted 1796 days ago

Correction – regarding PAM:

I checked , and PAM does NOT contain silicone. but it still is not suitable for non-stick surfaces as it builds up a layer that cannot be taken off. there are also reports of it gunking up on other applications. I personally would stay away from that – but if you are getting good results from it- go for it.

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

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#13 posted 1796 days ago

I generally don’t have a problem with my blade on my 18” bandsaw.
What does gunk it up is sawing any type of conifers (pines etc)
as the pitch wants to coat my blade making a mess on the tires as well.
I use a bit of Pam then and clean up after with WD-40 on a piece of 3m abrasive pad.
I dont remember what the guys running mills were using. I never thought to ask.

Bob

-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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#14 posted 1796 days ago

cool, I guess if you clean it up with WD40 afterwards, it wouldn’t gunk up, and should work well.

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

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#15 posted 1796 days ago

Karson, The product sounds really good but the price… Does it last a while?

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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