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Blade details.
 
Blade details.
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88" x 1/2" x 4tpi skip flexy blades from [http://www.bandsawblades-direct.co.uk/Bandsaw_Blades_Direct.html Bandsaw Blades Direct]
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These blades are for wood cutting.
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We also have a small stock of rather finer pitch blades that came with this tool, and have been re-welded to size. These are a useful standby, but should be used with care for resinous or plastic materials which might clog the teeth when cutting.
  
 
Replacing the blade.
 
Replacing the blade.
  
 
Blade Tension.
 
Blade Tension.
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There is a blade tension indicator which should be adjusted to suit the width of the blade in use.
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Latest revision as of 15:17, 28 January 2017

British-made quality bandsaw for general wood cutting.

TODO: What's it for, Usage, Safety, Maintenance, Photos.

Blade details.

88" x 1/2" x 4tpi skip flexy blades from Bandsaw Blades Direct

These blades are for wood cutting.

We also have a small stock of rather finer pitch blades that came with this tool, and have been re-welded to size. These are a useful standby, but should be used with care for resinous or plastic materials which might clog the teeth when cutting.

Replacing the blade.

Blade Tension.

There is a blade tension indicator which should be adjusted to suit the width of the blade in use.