LumberJocks

Need a new folder

  • Advertise with us

« back to Coffee Lounge forum

Forum topic by Bootzy posted 10-25-2012 08:26 PM 669 views 0 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
View Bootzy's profile

Bootzy

3 posts in 1016 days


10-25-2012 08:26 PM

Lumberjocks needs a new folder on what NOT TO DO. I recently tried to cross cut a small log using my wide blade 3/4 inch and my 10 inch tall resawing fixture. Big mistake! Log jammed and brought the saw to a stop. Blade was damaged and cost me about $30.00 to replace. Lucky me, not hurt.

Knew about not standing behind my table saw thanks to my son.

See picture for a thousand words. Cross cutting a log, using resaw fence to guide.


6 replies so far

View WoodGoddess's profile

WoodGoddess

100 posts in 721 days


#1 posted 10-25-2012 08:34 PM

Never free hand on a table saw! It’s dangerous and not safe. :0) I learned that from my fellow Lumberjocks and wanted to be sure to say it plain for other newbies.

Cheers!

View Dennisgrosen's profile

Dennisgrosen

10850 posts in 1769 days


#2 posted 10-25-2012 08:45 PM

crosscutting with a ripsawing Jiig ….. interresting choice …... but bad idea

Dennis

View Jimbo4's profile

Jimbo4

1133 posts in 1416 days


#3 posted 10-26-2012 02:24 AM

I think (?) you are talking about a band saw?

-- BELT SANDER: Used for making rectangular gouges in wood.

View Sandra's profile

Sandra

4443 posts in 729 days


#4 posted 10-26-2012 02:35 AM

Do NOT go into Lee Valley with your credit card.

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

View Rick's profile

Rick

6454 posts in 1686 days


#5 posted 10-26-2012 05:39 AM

I agree with rosebudjim. ”I think (?) you are talking about a band saw?”

A 3/4” wide Blade does not equate to any type of a Table Saw I’m familiar with. Also if he was using a “Resawing Fixture” I would assume it’s made for a Bandsaw.

BUT!! ”Knew about not standing behind my table saw thanks to my son.” kind of screws up that Theory …LOL…

So, Bootzy. What kind of a saw was it??

When I read the Post I immediately though of this ”Resaw Jig” that I made for a Friend after watching him TRYING to do it Freehand.

Very Easy to make. It slides in the Mitre Slot and the Back Portion is adjustable with the “T” Nut for whatever size Log (WITHIN REASON) that you”re cutting. This one will do up to 24/28 inches.

=================================================\

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

View gfadvm's profile

gfadvm

10866 posts in 1344 days


#6 posted 10-27-2012 03:18 AM

Nice jig Rick but my understanding is his wreck occurred when trying to CROSSCUT a log on the bandsaw without securing it to some kind of sled/jig. Been there/done that/learned my lesson.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase