Rip blade for 8 inch table saw

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Forum topic by Stormy posted 11-07-2012 11:16 PM 1254 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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11-07-2012 11:16 PM

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I’m looking for a good full kerf (.126) FTG rip blade for my Homecraft 8” TS. Does anyone have experience with this and could recommend a blade?

-- Stormy: Sometimes the wood just tells you what it wants to be.

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#1 posted 11-07-2012 11:28 PM

Get in touch with LJ “KnotScott” ...he has a great deal of knowledge about blades : )

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#2 posted 11-07-2012 11:32 PM

Freud LM72R008

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#3 posted 11-08-2012 12:19 AM

I’ve been using Frued 7 1/4” blades on my 10” saw. they have a 1/16” kerf and cut beautifully. They are made for skill saws that are battery operated so the kerf is real small.

I got mine at Home Depot when they had a special buy 2 blades for $10.00 in a package. I’m using 24 tooth but they go up to 60 tooth for a higher price.

Great blades.

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#4 posted 11-08-2012 12:24 AM

Thanks a bunch LJ’s. Looks like the Freud LM72R008 is just what I need.

-- Stormy: Sometimes the wood just tells you what it wants to be.

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