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Forum topic by JimAspin2 posted 02-20-2012 12:22 PM 746 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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JimAspin2

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02-20-2012 12:22 PM

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Can a fiber cement blade be used to cut hard woods effectively?


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dbol

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#1 posted 02-20-2012 12:28 PM

I don’t think so. The fiber cement blades have very few teeth and basically tear out chunks of fiber cement.

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#2 posted 02-20-2012 12:35 PM

No, fiber cement siding is only 5/16” thick and the blades is basically a modified grinding blade. All you will do to hardwood is burn your way thru veeerrry sloooowly.

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#3 posted 02-20-2012 12:42 PM

no. the cut is too rough and chews its way through

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#4 posted 02-20-2012 02:07 PM

Uhhhh???? Why would ya want to?
Bill

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#5 posted 04-10-2013 01:21 AM

I have a flooring saw that takes a 5” blade which I can’t find replacement blades for readily. The fiber blades are available.
Thanks for the assistance all!
:-)

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#6 posted 04-10-2013 01:24 AM

You could use it if you wanted a burn smell in the shop forever, or a piece that had a “burnt Look” to it. (laughing)

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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