Honestly, if there is a better argument out there for buying a large bandsaw I haven’t heard it yet.
Yes, I’ve heard of roubo frame saws. My shed hasn’t enough room between the face vice and the wall to use one.
Yes, I have western hand saws. I either need to resharpen them or recut their teeth because the best one I have didn’t want to cut.
Yes I have a bandsaw already – it can’t resaw anything over 75mm. That there is 115mm.
So, wax blade, yank handle, shove handle, repeat till ticked off enough to pull board halves apart by brute force, plane off worst of the gack in the middle with scrub plane, give outside a few passes to mitigate uneven drying, repeat.
What, you thought there was an art to this?… Read the rest