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xx   SAW

Reduce strain on your band saw when resawing by first cutting guide kerfs on the table saw.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Sep 1985 (v.1#3) pg. 17

A technique for cutting a large quantity of 1/4" square stock.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #35 Nov-Dec 1993 pg. 14

Vacuum resaw jig holds work piece tight to the jig when ripping veneer.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #65 Apr 1998 pg. 104

Technique to determine if wood has "case-hardened" and is not suitable for resawing.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #79 Apr 2000 pg. 14

Make a "kerf keeper" from a piece of right-angle metal and wood.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1984 (v.62#5) pg. 54

Tip on starting and cutting a hole in the middle of a piece of plywood using either a circular saw or a saber saw.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1990 (v.68#5) pg. 118

Solutions to five common carpentry problems. (1) Driving nails without splitting wood. (2) Leveling across long spans. (3) Drilling concrete. (4) Pulling nails. (5) Making square cuts.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #329 Jun 1992 (v.42#6) pg. 46

Tip on cutting a narrow board lengthwise (using a portable circular saw) by attaching a temporary "carrier board".
FAMILY HANDYMAN #347 Apr 1994 (v.44#4) pg. 90

Tip on using a spring clamp as a "third hand" when ripping a long board or piece of plywood.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #361 Sep 1995 (v.45#8) pg. 20

Tip on using a portable circular saw to rip a bowed piece of lumber.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #361 Sep 1995 (v.45#8) pg. 97

How to cut anything. A summary of the tools or saw blades to use when cutting concrete, mild steel, plywood, tile, sheet metal, insulation, bolts and threaded rod, laminate, cement board, foam rubber, cast iron pipe, shingles, bricks, aluminum, stone and heavy timbers.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #369 Jun 1996 (v.46#6) pg. 41

How to make your own resawn wood siding on-site using a reciprocating saw.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #23 Oct-Nov 1984 pg. 14

Sketch for a Vee-block used in resawing lumber on a band saw.
FINE WOODWORKING #5 Winter 1976 pg. 13

Tip: Use double-sided tape when sawing small pieces of wood.
FINE WOODWORKING #21 Mar-Apr 1980 pg. 16

Tip for straightening a bowed board on a power saw.
FINE WOODWORKING #28 May-Jun 1981 pg. 16

Roller hold-in jig for resawing lumber on a band saw.
FINE WOODWORKING #32 Jan-Feb 1982 pg. 14

How to do decorative scroll sawing (filigree) of plywood using a saber saw. Includes tips on selecting wood, modifying saw blades, supporting the work, sanding and finishing.
FINE WOODWORKING #40 May-Jun 1983 pg. 86

Tips on resawing using a band saw. Includes suggestions on set up and blade sharpening.
FINE WOODWORKING #48 Sep-Oct 1984 pg. 16

How to avoid saws burns when cutting maple.
FINE WOODWORKING #64 May-Jun 1987 pg. 14

Tip on getting clean sawcuts by prescoring the wood with a sharp utility knife.
FINE WOODWORKING #80 Jan-Feb 1990 pg. 16

Band saw basics. Covers buying guidelines, adjusting the saw for use, basic cutting techniques and safety tips. Also includes "professional" tips on (1) cutting a hollow cylinder, (2) cutting pieces with parallel curves, (3) use of a pivot block for resawing and (4) making crossed-kerf cuts on turning blanks and diagonal rip cuts in square stock. Diagrams are furnished for making an auxiliary extension table for cutting large work pieces, a resaw pivot block and a V-cradle.
HOME MECHANIX #682 Feb 1985 (v.81) pg. 80

Shop-tool basics. Part 5. Band-saws. The art of making graceful curves and corners, blade selection, jig for resawing, jig for cutting tubes and pipes, etc.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1986 (v.11#7) pg. 69

Get more mileage from expensive woods by gluing the expensive wood between two pine boards, resawing the good board in half, then planing the resulting laminate down to size.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1974 (v.142#2) pg. 158

Jig to resaw stock works on a table saw, radial arm saw or a band saw.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1984 (v.161#5) pg. 226

Workshop minicourse. Resawing on a band saw. Four jigs are shown.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1985 (v.162#12) pg. 40

Essential jigs. Simple bench top accessories to make joinery more exact. (1) Sawing jigs (bench hook, miter box, side guide for making angled cuts like those required by dovetails). (2) Planing aids (shooting board with wedges for trimming compound miters, miter jack, and donkey's ear shooting board). (3) Chisel miter guide. (4) Hand brace and bit boring guide.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #89 Mar 1996 (v.16#1) pg. 20

Tip tells how to keep a hand saw from binding when sawing through a thin sheet of plywood.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #90 May 1996 (v.16#2) pg. 11

Tip on using a handsaw to remove a narrow piece of wood without it breaking off prematurely.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #834 Apr 1999 (v.95) pg. 21

Tip: Make good, clean cuts in thin metal, plastic, or veneer by sandwiching it between plywood.
WOOD MAGAZINE #27 Feb 1989 (v.6#1) pg. 20

Tip on resawing 3" or larger material using a 14" band saw.
WOOD MAGAZINE #27 Feb 1989 (v.6#1) pg. 89

Surefire resaw jig for use with a table saw. Allows boards to be safely resawn into consistent, thin stock.
WOOD MAGAZINE #46 Oct 1991 (v.8#7) pg. 80

Technique for resawing 3/4" stock using a table saw and handsaw.
WOOD MAGAZINE #91 Oct 1996 (v.13#7) pg. 22

Resawing made simple. An easy-to-build jig for resawing using a table saw.
WOOD MAGAZINE #99 Oct 1997 (v.14#6) pg. 10

Resawing jig for use on a band saw.
WOODSMITH #6 Nov 1979 pg. 9

Resawing jig for use on a table saw. After resawing, sand the board smooth using a jointer/sander disk in your table saw along with the sanding jig illustrated.
WOODSMITH #6 Nov 1979 pg. 9

Tip: How to cut small strips of wood from a larger piece.
WOODSMITH #9 May 1980 pg. 12

How to eliminate drift when resawing on a band saw.
WOODSMITH #51 Jun 1987 pg. 18

Working with thin (1/4") wooden stock. (1) Book matching. (2) Edge-gluing. (3) Hand planing. (4) Planing with a router and a simple jig.
WOODSMITH #63 Jun 1989 pg. 12

Tip on using sacrifical hardboard strips to minimize tear-out.
WOODWORK #38 Apr 1996 pg. 16

Photos show the steps for resawing thick veneer from a plank.
WOODWORK #43 Feb 1997 pg. 28

The craft of cabinetmaking. Part 3. Resawing using a band saw. Controlling sawdust.
WOODWORKER #1090 Sep 1984 (v.88) pg. 576

Tip: Clamp two knife blades in one handle before using a utility knife to score plywood and other lumber prior to sawing. Pre-scoring reduces the tendency to splinter and provides two guidelines to stay between.
WOODWORKER Aug 1988 (v.92#8) pg. 706

Tip: How to cut a curved piece from a straight board with a minimum of waste.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1977 (v.1#4) pg. 16

Resawing jig for band saws features rollers which help guide the wood through the blade.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1979 (v.3#5) pg. 13

The beginning woodworker. Methods of producing thin stock. How to handplane or resaw to get the desired thickness.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1982 (v.6#2) pg. 14

Tip: Clamp resawn stock soon after cutting and let dry in order to prevent cupping.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1986 (v.10#2) pg. 59

Antique knife and fork tray. Includes tips on using a band saw to resaw the 3/8" thick stock needed for this project. Overall dimensions: 13"x9"x4".
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1988 (v.12#3) pg. 44

Use-test of the Rockwell Model 14 band saw with a 6" or 12" depth of cut. Includes instructions for making a pivot block which fits over the rip fence and aids in resawing.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1984 (v.40#1) pg. 77

Tips on judging the quality and location of a penciled cutting line and then aligning your saw to make the most accurate cut.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1985 (v.41#5) pg. 27