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Re-saw Basics and Bandsaw Blades

Re-sawing is basic to wood cutting and is a useful skill in the workshop. It is useful in certain applications as well. Bandsaws are useful since they are designed to handle any standard sized board and will cut whole logs. Material hardness and texture need consideration since they are major contributors to issues like blade bounce and tooth stripping. To help assure an easy cut, there are special re-saw blades available that are extra wide to prevent bending while cutting. Their sharp teeth in a skip tooth arrangement will clear sawdust fast enough to allow for more cut time. Tooth form describes tooth shape, and for re-saw purposes, a hook …

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