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Saw Blade Kerf

Every woodworker knows that no two saw blades are alike, and you need to be sure you select the right one for your project. One of the features to look for in a particular saw blade is the blade’s kerf — or the width of the material that is removed when cutting. This is determined […]

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Ripping Hardwood

There are many popular hardwood species used for woodworking projects, including oak, maple, poplar, cherry, birch and walnut. When working with these wood varieties for projects like flooring, you may need to rip the wood. Ripping refers to cutting the wood along its grain for a lengthwise cut. This type of cut is easy to […]

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Parts Of A Bandsaw

Share This Infographic on your site by copying and pasting the code below:<a href=’https://www.yorksaw.com/parts-of-a-bandsaw/’><img src=’https://www.yorksaw.com/content/uploads/2020/05/Bandsaw-Parts-Infographic.png’ width=’100%’ border=’0′ /></a> The parts of a bandsaw are: Frame Base Motor Power switch Dust port Bandsaw table Titer gauge Table tilt lever Tracking knob Tension knob Rapid tension lever Height adjustment knob Blade Wheels Bandsaw tires For custom woodworking, […]

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DIY Carbide Tip Saw Blade Sharpening

When it comes to woodworking, a sharper blade is the key to maximizing cutting performance and precision. When a blade on a circular saw starts to wear down and dull, it results in wood burn that causes chipping, grain shatter and blow out. To eliminate material waste and potentially unsafe working conditions, you need to […]

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Christmas Gift Ideas for the DIYer

When it comes to buying gifts for the important people in your life, it’s never too early, or too late, to start looking for great ideas. This year, rather than taking a chance on something you hope they’ll like, why not buy them a present you know they are going to love. If you have […]

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