Using a Bandsaw to Resaw Small Parts & Zero Clearence Insert


Toymakers Shop Handmade Wood Toy Dragons Resawing Ears
Toymakers Shop Handmade Wood Toy Dragons Resawing Ears

You must use push sticks or other methods to keep your fingers away from the blade. I cut two eight-inch strips to do this with

You must use a zero clearance insert, or the small parts will fall through the hole. I set up the bandsaw for the cut, pushed a board partway through the blade, and clamped it to the fence.

You must use a narrow blade with lots of teeth. I use 1/8-inch

This method is much easier than resawing an entire board to 1/8-inch.and cutting out the small parts. It's faster, and it wastes less wood.








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