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Re: Cutting Strips
Date: 8/9/2001, 3:46 pm
In Response To: Re: Cutting Strips (Jim Kozel)

: Have any of you tried cutting your strips with a bandsaw? Would it just take
: too much time? The blade would create less waste, wouldn't it? I've been
: planning to cut some strips with my tablesaw until I saw this thread.

Hi Jim

Many a thread have passed through this BB on the merits of either. I don't think there is one absolute reason for not using either. The bandsaw will definitely save you a little wood, provided you can get a smooth cut or don't care about a little extra smoothing on the boat. The table saw will cut much smoother and eliminate that step, but cuts a bigger kerf. The bandsaw is a bit slower I believe. So, it's a trade off.

I would cast my vote for a tablesaw with the thin kerf blade. Either way will work. Good luck on whichever you decide to do.


Messages In This Thread

Cutting Strips
Jim Martin -- 8/9/2001, 10:04 am
Re: Cutting Strips
scott e. davis -- 8/9/2001, 1:25 pm
Re: Cutting Strips
Jim Kozel -- 8/9/2001, 2:35 pm
Re: Cutting Strips
scott e. davis -- 8/10/2001, 1:34 pm
Re: Cutting Strips
Rehd -- 8/9/2001, 3:46 pm
Thin kerf blade wobble
Pete Roszyk -- 8/9/2001, 7:35 pm
Re: Thin kerf blade wobble
daren neufeld -- 8/9/2001, 8:27 pm
Re: Thin kerf blade wobble
Ric Altfather -- 8/10/2001, 2:04 pm
Veritas Saw Blade Truing Disk
Kenny Too Slow -- 8/10/2001, 7:12 pm
Cutting for uniformity
!RUSS -- 8/9/2001, 12:53 pm
Re: Cutting Strips
Brian McM -- 8/9/2001, 11:53 am
Re: Cutting Strips
mark stevens -- 8/12/2001, 4:51 pm
Re: Cutting Strips
Rehd -- 8/9/2001, 11:41 am
Re: Cutting Strips
Stan Woronko -- 8/9/2001, 11:19 am