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Forum topic by Split posted 03-24-2014 09:35 PM 638 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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Split

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03-24-2014 09:35 PM

Does anyone know how I might be able to quarter saw some small logs with a bandsaw?


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#1 posted 03-24-2014 09:55 PM

I tried doing a search here for band saw sleds and could not find any to post.

If you do an online search will see several example of them you can modify to fit your needs.

-- Bill

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#2 posted 03-24-2014 10:34 PM

Maybe http://lumberjocks.com/projects/97927

I tried
Bandsaw resaw sleds :”lumberjocks.com”

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#3 posted 03-27-2014 02:02 PM

Not sure if this is what you are looking for or not but try this…

Log Mill

Jeff

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#4 posted 03-27-2014 02:18 PM

Ive trying to find one too, I run across some spalted Maple in my wood pile now and again sure would like to figure a way to run some of that thru my 20 in bandsaw. I was thinking of a long table that makes an infeed and outfeed extention, sort of wrap around the bed with a miter slot running the length. Then some kind of adjustable fence sled that would have a runner in the miter sled. Screw the log on the sleds fence run it thru, then move it over for the next cut. Maybe someone has done something like this and could get us on the right track.

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#5 posted 03-28-2014 11:33 AM

This article & plans for building a band saw sled one of the best around. You always adjust that plan & build one to meet your needs

http://www.americanwoodworker.com/userdocs/articles/200008/main/index.html

Can see several different styles on YouTube.

-- Bill

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