Our Guild meetings are always interesting, sessions during which I almost always learn something new. Tonight I made a one-hour presentation on resawing on the band saw, covering safety aspects, tuning the band saw, adjusting for drift, blades, drift, etc.:
Toward the end of the presentation, one of our members requested that I show how to fold a band saw blade into a small hoop. After I demonstrated my method, one member volunteered to show us how he does it. I looked with much interest, as I had never seen it done this way (this is a 19-second movie that Cherie captured on her iPhone):
Video courtesy of Cherie,
recent past Guild President.
I always have a good time at our meetings, seeing people I have missed for a while, and renewing friendships. Tonight was special, as I learned something new, and possibly better than my method of folding a blade. I would love to learn how YOU fold the blades:
- Do YOU fold your blades?
- Or do you just hang them on the wall until next time?
- If you fold them, do you use the method shown in the video?
— Al Navas