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by Starling_Saw
December 11th, 2020, 6:38 pm
ForumCOLON Crosscut saws 101
TopicCOLON Screw in log
RepliesCOLON 5
ViewsCOLON 299

Re: Screw in log

Some of the sawmills I've worked at used a metal detector after the debarker. Most of the time the operators that were supposed to monitor it didn't want to get out of the cab to look. So we called the Band saws the metal detector. You name it pretty much everything has been in logs going into the m...
by Starling_Saw
November 29th, 2020, 6:52 pm
ForumCOLON Welcome! New users, start here!
TopicCOLON New memenber
RepliesCOLON 2
ViewsCOLON 438

Re: New memenber

Welcome to our world of saws! There is a wealth of information here, with many members willing to help new members like you. We all are learning something new everyday. Here, most all that is posted remains easy to find in the sub-categories. There are several Facebook groups that post information, ...
by Starling_Saw
April 21st, 2020, 11:49 am
ForumCOLON Filing
TopicCOLON Serrations in teeth
RepliesCOLON 6
ViewsCOLON 1646

Re: Serrations in teeth

Working on a one man saw today and thought I'd file a couple cutters with the serrations on the cutters, that have been a standard for White pine competition saws. It's not easy to file them consistently. And I'm out of practice with them anyways. It takes a little bit of file manipulation to get th...
by Starling_Saw
April 17th, 2020, 7:59 pm
ForumCOLON Filing
TopicCOLON Serrations in teeth
RepliesCOLON 6
ViewsCOLON 1646

Re: Serrations in teeth

Some of the filers in Western Canada did this to the cutters when using the saws for cutting White Pine. the serrations allowed the cutters to sever the fibers better. By using a course bastard file you can make the serrations fairly uniform. I've had a few people request this style tooth for cuttin...
by Starling_Saw
February 5th, 2020, 6:41 pm
ForumCOLON Filing
TopicCOLON A totaly differnt (Inverse) method of filing
RepliesCOLON 29
ViewsCOLON 13238

Re: A totaly differnt (Inverse) method of filing

I totally understand your [explicatives] frustration. I've had the same happen to myself a couple times. Sooooo, I now put everything in a word document file, and then copy and paste it into the post. Continue your great posts. We are all learning from them.
John
by Starling_Saw
January 9th, 2020, 8:08 pm
ForumCOLON Welcome! New users, start here!
TopicCOLON Thanks for having me!
RepliesCOLON 2
ViewsCOLON 1113

Re: Thanks for having me!

We are glad to have You! John
by Starling_Saw
October 28th, 2019, 8:07 pm
ForumCOLON Filing
TopicCOLON tooth spacings on crown-tooth saws?
RepliesCOLON 1
ViewsCOLON 1042

Re: tooth spacings on crown-tooth saws?

I've always filed the saw like the Disston Lumbermans Handbook suggests. PATCsawyer started a thread on the Great American saw which has some good info in it. https://www.crosscutsawyer.com/viewtopic.php?f=10&t=1252 Posted photo from Lumbermans Handbook When filing M-Tooth the outside Rake angle of ...
by Starling_Saw
October 3rd, 2019, 12:53 pm
ForumCOLON Filing
TopicCOLON Is this a "slope angle" ?
RepliesCOLON 2
ViewsCOLON 1068

Re: Is this a "slope angle" ?

Slope angle is the angle made by the file and the saw plate when measuring straight across the saw plate.
by Starling_Saw
April 8th, 2018, 2:06 pm
ForumCOLON Filing
TopicCOLON Saw Heat Treating
RepliesCOLON 8
ViewsCOLON 4967

Re: Saw Heat Treating

Couple more photos, as I couldn't upload all first round. The BESTAR Steel information is what was sent to me when asking about saw steel used by an un-named saw manufacturing company New Zealand. summary: when tempering saw steel the hotter you anneal or temper the saw, the softer the steel will be...
by Starling_Saw
April 8th, 2018, 1:54 pm
ForumCOLON Filing
TopicCOLON Saw Heat Treating
RepliesCOLON 8
ViewsCOLON 4967

Re: Saw Heat Treating

A most excellent post Jim! You have put a lot of time and effort into your project and will be appreciated by all that can use your information. This addition to your post, adds to yours as supplemental information. I've been trying to find time in my busy schedule lately to post something similar. ...