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Forum topic by TheJoineryGallery posted 1241 days ago 616 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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1241 days ago

Hello all-
I was curious what some think to be the most bang for your buck when ripp 8/4 material?


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#1 posted 1241 days ago

A bandsaw :)

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#2 posted 1241 days ago

I use a 3hp table saw made by delta. Its not a unisaw but a contractors saw and as long as I keep my feed rate consistant I cant slow it down.


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#3 posted 1241 days ago

Best bang for the buck usually involves used tools. A well aligned 1.5 to 2hp full size contractor saw with a belt drive induction motor fitted with a good 24T thin kerf blade should do pretty well, and can often be found in the $200 range. A 15 amp jobsite saw will likely make the cut too but may not hold up as long, and has a much shorter table.

A BS will do the job too but the cut is typically rough enough to require some additional work to make smooth afterwards.

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