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Forum topic by dustyman posted 09-04-2010 11:28 PM 813 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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09-04-2010 11:28 PM

I am in the market for a flat tooth rip saw blade that is the standard 1/8”. I am looking for a quality blade to make spline cuts in mitered picture frame for support and appearance. I need a blade to make a nice square groove for a tight fit for the spline with minimal or no seam. i have looked into the freud LM72R, but not sure of the “extra large flat tooth design.” It seems to be over 1/8”. Any suggestions or opinions would be greatly appreciated.

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#1 posted 10-11-2010 06:38 AM

I’ve got a Freud LM7M010 which is a great flat top blade and it’s exactly 1/8”. I bought it specificly for cutting splines and I highly recommend it.

-- Don - I wood work if I could. Redmond WA.

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#2 posted 10-11-2010 07:47 AM

The LM72 is 1/8” (0.125”). So is the Infinity 010-024 (on sale for $46).

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