ScottR Posted August 18, 2010 Report Share Posted August 18, 2010 I changed out a bandsaw blade this weekend. I folded the old blade in half and then that in half again crimping the ends as I went so it wouldn't spring open. I kept at it till I had a little bundle about 8" long, the plan being to wire tie it closed before tossing it out. At that point it looked and felt like a sharp little rasp. I have a couple of slabs of live oak in the garage and tested it out on the endgrain of one and holy cow! That thing cut better than any rasp I own. I need to come up with a way to mount it in a handle. Actually I should wait till I change out a half inch blade as this quarter inch one doesn't leave much to work with in terms of attaching to a block. So, has anyone else done this and if so how did you attach the blade to the block? I'm thinking that cutting the blade into 8" lengths and gluing them into a block that has grooves cut in a series of narrow "W" patterns, maybe with the teeth in alternating directions. SR Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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