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Re: 14" band saw -n- 3/4" blade

John K Jordan
I also still have my older USA-made Delta 14" bandsaw but don't use it much now. When new I experimented with a lot of different blades. I have a tension gauge to set the tension.

I destroyed the stock tension bracket trying to properly tension a 3/4" blade - the bracket bent. Fortunately, Iturra Design carried a stronger bracket. That, his stronger spring, and aligning the saw made an excellent machine for resawing dry and cutting green up to 12" with a riser block. After my experiments with larger blades I stuck with 1/2".

JKJ

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