1/16" band saw blade 92.5"

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Forum topic by dickjo posted 07-30-2014 01:20 AM 862 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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07-30-2014 01:20 AM

I have plans that call for a 1/16” Band saw blade. I can’t find one listed anywhere. Any Ideas?

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#1 posted 07-30-2014 02:03 AM

Oh those break so easily. I am not surprised nobody wants
to sell them as doing so is a recipe for irate customers.

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#2 posted 07-30-2014 02:04 AM

Isn’t that called a scroll saw blade?

-- "Man is the only animal which devours his own, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor." ~Thomas Jefferson

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#3 posted 07-30-2014 02:09 AM

You need “cool blocks” to use them.

You can probably get a 100’ coil and solder them up
yourself. That’s what I do, though I don’t use stock
that narrow.

The breakage will drive you insane if you don’t have
a willingness to learn to repair blades.

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#4 posted 07-30-2014 03:05 AM

1/16” on a saw that takes a 92.5” blade sounds like it would break on startup just trying to drive the upper wheel to speed. I have a tough time with 1/8” blades on my little 9” saw, half that width would be four times the aggravation. What is the minimum radius you have to cut to need such a thin blade?

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