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Forum topic by giser3546 posted 01-27-2016 05:59 PM 383 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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giser3546

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01-27-2016 05:59 PM

I am looking for a saw set for my crosscut saw. Many I have seen seem to be intended for a given TPI range and the lowest I have seen is 4 TPI. Where would Champion tooth fall on the TPI scale and which saw set would be best?

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#1 posted 01-27-2016 07:59 PM

When you go larger tooth then 4TPI you usually want to use hammer and anvil.

-- James Wright, Rockford IL, https://www.youtube.com/c/WoodWright

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#2 posted 01-28-2016 12:31 AM

You can use a saw wrest too. I have a Stanley 43 saw set that says it is designed for crosscut saws and two man saws having 5 or less teeth per inch. I’ve never used it though.

In the videos posted in your other thread it shows how to do the hammer and anvil method I believe.

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#3 posted 01-28-2016 01:55 AM

Thanks Tim. I’ll look into the 43.

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#4 posted 01-28-2016 05:20 PM

The only grip set I have ever used on a crosscut saw is this one, demonstrated by Jim Thode on crosscutsawyer.com

It’s a beast and ones like it pop up on Ebay from time to time.

http://www.crosscutsawyer.com/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=1076&hilit=apex&start=10#p5350

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