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    i havent bought saw blades in two decades but my old freuds are just about past being sharpened

    who is the best place for new blades, not afraid to buy quality and im looking for a rip blade and a crosscut

    i do lots of very high precision small work rather long production runs and they will be used on my delta tilty 10 inch, 2hp

    the old blades are thin kerf rip 24 t and the crosscuts are ultrafine crosscut, 80t i believe, got 5 altogether all freuds

    im not particularly stuck on freuds though!

    my shop is a beaver lodge
    steve, sarnia, ont




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    Re: New Saw Blades Needed

    ebay

    tenryu gold medal
    10 x40
    better than forest

    royce proline nice blades as well canada
    i like 10 x 50t a lot
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      Re: New Saw Blades Needed

      You want something in a league above and beyond your Freud,and just a fraction more in price?
      Fs tool.
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        Re: New Saw Blades Needed

        Originally posted by al.m.. View Post
        You want something in a league above and beyond your Freud,and just a fraction more in price?
        Fs tool.
        thanks, i see a bunch of distributors all over sw ontario, including etk carbide in london
        my shop is a beaver lodge
        steve, sarnia, ont




        1940's Craftmaster Lathe

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          Re: New Saw Blades Needed

          Originally posted by ytsawman View Post
          ebay

          tenryu gold medal
          10 x40
          better than forest

          royce proline nice blades as well canada
          i like 10 x 50t a lot
          i see distributors for these guys too, toronto being the closest(missisauga)
          my shop is a beaver lodge
          steve, sarnia, ont




          1940's Craftmaster Lathe

          https://www.facebook.com/artistryinwoodca/

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            Re: New Saw Blades Needed

            Have a look at Hill Country Tools, sold through sharpening services. I bought from Sonny's in Waterloo. I have a 10 x 60 ATB full kerf and am loving it. Big solid carbides, holds an edge very well and smooth cutting. About $80
            The difference between a master and a beginner: The master has failed more times than the beginner has even tried.

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            • #7

              Re: New Saw Blades Needed

              Hi Steve, FS Tools or Royce Ayr would be my choice......And definitely not thin kerf........Regards, Rod
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                Re: New Saw Blades Needed

                Originally posted by Rod Sheridan View Post
                Hi Steve, FS Tools or Royce Ayr would be my choice......And definitely not thin kerf........Regards, Rod
                no need for thin kerf!! not with the old delta

                fs tools or royce it will be, forrest is too pricey for me
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                my shop is a beaver lodge
                steve, sarnia, ont




                1940's Craftmaster Lathe

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                  Re: New Saw Blades Needed

                  Steve, a 2HP saw would have no problem with a standard kerf rip blade.

                  I had a 1.25 HP saw that had no problem with a standard kerf rip blade in 2 inch hardwood.......Regards, Rod
                  Work is the curse of the riding class.

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                    Re: New Saw Blades Needed

                    Originally posted by stevem View Post
                    i havent bought saw blades in two decades but my old freuds are just about past being sharpened

                    who is the best place for new blades, not afraid to buy quality and im looking for a rip blade and a crosscut

                    i do lots of very high precision small work rather long production runs and they will be used on my delta tilty 10 inch, 2hp

                    the old blades are thin kerf rip 24 t and the crosscuts are ultrafine crosscut, 80t i believe, got 5 altogether all freuds

                    im not particularly stuck on freuds though!
                    Another vote for FS Tools. Their 24Tooth 'Glue Line Rip' and 60T Crosscut 10" blades work very well for me.
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                      Re: New Saw Blades Needed

                      Originally posted by Rod Sheridan View Post
                      Steve, a 2HP saw would have no problem with a standard kerf rip blade.

                      I had a 1.25 HP saw that had no problem with a standard kerf rip blade in 2 inch hardwood.......Regards, Rod
                      i know that! the thin kerfs are left over from a cheap and nasty modern delta that i had before the beaver 8 inch saw
                      my shop is a beaver lodge
                      steve, sarnia, ont




                      1940's Craftmaster Lathe

                      https://www.facebook.com/artistryinwoodca/

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                      • #12

                        Re: New Saw Blades Needed

                        I'm just a hobbiest but I'm surprised no one recommends CMT blades. I have a 10" CMT crosscut blade on my RAS and I'm pleased with it, the rest of my blades are Freud.

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