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Pete Howlett
09-11-2014, 03:07 AM
As promised I've done a typical fast-edit video of the re-saw process on my 10" budget bandsaw that I use for kerfing and fine cutting abalam. The blade lasted for about 16 slices - enough to cut a couple of 6 piece sets. I would expect this from such a short, thin blade so I wasn't disappointed. Myrtle, is of course, very easy to machine; the saw would struggle with denser and less forgiving specie. The purpose of the video was to trial run small scale re-sawing using a budget machine. It works. So if all you can afford is a $250 machine, buy it, get a new blade and start re-sawing. It's my favourite workshop task...


09-11-2014, 11:12 AM
Nice Pete. I've got a nearly identical looking Sears model and it will easily resaw up to 4-1/2" tall. I love it. I wish my 14" saw was made with the same design. I use Woodslicer blades on both for resawing. The Sears saw can often be found on sale for only $165! No base included, however.

09-12-2014, 06:56 PM
Just shows you don't need the most expensive machinery to do the job.
Nice one Pete.