Source for bow saw blades?
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  Re: RE: Source for bow saw blades? by bandit571 ([quote='overland' pi...)
(02-08-2018, 04:12 PM)bandit571 Wrote: You do have a grinder in the shop? Confused    ROUND the pins so they will rotate..simple as that.  Winkgrin  

Mine is mainly for cross cutting, doesn't require the blade to turn ( I have enough trouble  sawing straight, as it is.. Rolleyes )

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  Re: RE: Source for bow saw blades? by overland (I almost bought an o...)
(02-08-2018, 03:47 PM)overland Wrote: I almost bought an old one recently until I noticed that the blade couldn't be rotated for ripping longer pieces. It was fixed in a position parallel to the frame.

If the pins are not glued in, they can be rotated 90* for rip. Same way you do a hacksaw.
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  Re: RE: Source for bow saw blades? by Blacky's Boy ([quote='Chuck Nicker...)
(02-09-2018, 03:50 PM)Blacky Wrote: Probably but that is a super problematic practice. You spend all that time debluing and toothing a blade only to slip when you are shearing it to width.

Well, you could just shear it to the width, and the end user can file his own tooth pattern.
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  Re: Source for bow saw blades? by overland (Can anyone tell me w...)
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  Re: Source for bow saw blades? by overland (Can anyone tell me w...)
I've successfully cut a skip-tooth bandsaw blade to length, drilled holes in each end, and affixed them into my 12" bow saw with pins.
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