Vaneer edges chipping

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Forum topic by woodworkingdrew posted 06-26-2014 02:05 AM 663 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-26-2014 02:05 AM

Anybody got any tips or tricks to prevent vaneer edges from chipping? Thanks

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#1 posted 06-26-2014 02:32 AM

Good quality saw blade
Zero-clearance insert
steady feed rate

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#2 posted 06-27-2014 06:01 PM

blue painter’s tape works for me

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#3 posted 06-27-2014 06:07 PM

+1 to the above

Also, I’ve had luck raising the blade to just above the table (maybe 1/32-1/16”) and making a scoring cut,then raising the blade tot he full cur depth and running it through again.

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#4 posted 06-27-2014 08:17 PM

Get a negative rake blade with 90 teeth, extreme angle alternate bevel, and you will eliminate that issue. Amana makes that blade. Bought it 10 years ago, and have been cutting clean veneer cuts ever since. It is supposed to be for cutting melamine, but works on pretty much whatever you want to cut.
Doulbe cutting your wood also works, but now you’ve sent the wood through twice with a double chance of screwing it up…. I did it for about 20 years before I got a NR saw blade. ...... Jerry (in Tucson)

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