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|Posted: 16 Nov 2011 10:39 am||
|I cut a majority of my stripwood from 3/4" scrap pine board (clear) left over from 1:1 jobs. Much of this scrap can be had for free on home building job sites, just for the asking.
I rip this down to thickness desired (down to 1/32") on my full size table saw BUT using a 7 1/4" fine kerf Tenryu blade http://www.ebay.com/itm/Tenryu-PT-18552-T-7-1-4-52-Tooth-Circular-Saw-Blade-/360373742146
I then take the 3/4" wide strips and cut them to stripwood width on this saw, a modified Harbor Freight $39 saw, with a very thin kerf blade (not the one with the saw).
I bought the 4" thin kerf blade from Thurston http://www.thurstonmfg.com/cut-off-saws.html
I have tried the slitting tools but found the pine wood grain is too coarse and wavy to get a good cut.
This build was all made with pine stripwood from my shop.
Last edited on 16 Nov 2011 10:50 am by mabloodhound
D&G RR (Dunstead & Granford) in On30
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