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Old 09-18-2015, 04:35 PM
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Default Re: Forrest Blades

I've been using a 10" Woodworker II in my 5hp Jet for many years. I have the blade stabilizer for it also, but that must be rmoved to get a full-depth cut, as it rises above the table with the blade fully raised. I have used it for everything but laminates and it has never been resharpened.

I think it's about 18 years old. It is not quite as smooth as when new, but still cuts cleanly. I have read that plywood and MDF can dull any blade faster due to the resins being harder than wood. I think once I have this resharpened, I will dedicate it to solid wood only and use a different carbide blade for ply and MDF.

Or, maybe I should just buy a new one for hardwoods and keep the old one for destructive materials....

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