Category Archives: Dakin-Flathers Technical

How to Select Bandsaw Blade Width

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How to Select Blade Width   Blade width can determine how straight you can make a cut or how tight a curve (radius) you can achieve with your bandsaw. The blade width is measured from the tooth tip to the … Continue reading

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Selecting the Correct Bandsaw TPI

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TPI (Teeth Per Inch) selection is arguably the most important decision when selecting a bandsaw blade. You must select the correct TPI for the thickness of material being cut as the wrong TPI can dramatically reduce blade life. TIP: If you are cutting … Continue reading

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Feeling tense? Come here…

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Take your shirt off. Lie face down on the bed. Comfy? Well, we’re not going to get exotic oils out and give you a massage, sorry. But we are going to relieve any stresses you might have regarding bandsaw or … Continue reading

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Jack of all trades? Master of none…

We all know the saying, and you know what… it couldn’t be truer. How many times do you have the request “I want a blade that cuts everything”? You’ve run out of fingers haven’t you? Well, that’s because, quite frankly, … Continue reading

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Who said the English had bad teeth?

Our friends stateside think the English are too polite, are obsessed with football and have incredibly bad teeth. Well, they might be right about our manners and the beautiful game, but they’re further from the truth about our teeth than … Continue reading

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