Bow Bread Knife

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Forum topic by JAY Made posted 07-18-2014 04:49 PM 2958 views 2 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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JAY Made

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07-18-2014 04:49 PM

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Hey Guys,

I have a broken band saw blade, and instead of throwing it away I was thinking of making a Bow Bread Knife like this:

My question is how long should the blade be?


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#1 posted 07-18-2014 04:56 PM

I’ve never made one but I wouldn’t imagine you would need much more than 12” unless you are cutting really wide loaves.

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#2 posted 07-18-2014 05:03 PM

Most people use a blade specifically designed for bread cutting. Take a look at these.

Good Luck with your project.

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