Best Band Saw Blades

Updated November 2019
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A band saw is a classic tool for working precisely with a variety of materials, and the blade is the most important component. Different band saw machines will work with different blades, so make sure you know what range of blades are compatible before you buy. The number of teeth per inch (TPI) determines the cleanness of the cut and the ease of debris removal, with more TPI resulting in clean edges but more debris buildup. Different TPIs work better with different materials. The width of the blade determines the tightness of curves. Thinner blades are better for tighter curves but are more susceptible to breaking, especially with denser materials.

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