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RESAWING #1: SAVING MYSELF FIFTY BUCKS PLUS

1726 days ago by threehands | 4 comments »

I’VE BEEN RESAWING FOR SOME TIME NOW WITHIN THE LIMITS OF MY SAW. I HAVE A JET 14” BANDSAW. I WAS ORIGINALLY LIMITED TO ITS STANDARD HEIGHT MEANING I COULD ONLY RESAW A BOARD WHICH WAS AT MAX SIX INCHES HIGH. THIS WAS VERY TIME CONSUMING WHEN TRYING TO GET A BOARD SAY 15” WIDE BUT 1/2” THICK. MOST OF THE STOCK I USE IS AT LEAST 1” THICK. I WAS TIRED OF WASTING THE OTHER 1/2” OF WOOD BY PLANING IT OFF TO GET THE THICKNESS I WANTED. I COULD RESAW IT THINNER OF COURSE FOR VENNERS. BUT AGAIN, I WAS LIMITED TO ONLY THE 6” HIGH OF THE BANDSAW. NOW TO GET TO MY POINT…..JET MAKES AN ADAPTOR KIT WHICH EXTENDS THE HEIGHT OF THE BANDSAW TO 12̶...

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