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Thread: ts blade burn

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Mountain Home, Arkansas

    ts blade burn

    In another thread the subject of a table saw blade burning while cutting is raised. That thread deals with an expensive blade the owner is not happy with.
    I had a different, and puzzling, experience with an inexpensive blade. The blade in question was the original supplied with my $89.00 Delta table saw. It is a standard combo blade. I had it sharpened by a friend who has been doing sharpening for decades. When I got it back it burned everything I tried cutting with it. Not wanting to cause a fuss, I took it to another sharpener who couldn't see a problem with visual inspection. However, he resharpened and now it doesn't burn. He had no explanation for the situation.
    Any theories?
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  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Delton, Michigan
    frank without seeing the blade and using it myslef,, i would say it has to do with the set i the blade.or the blade might be bent as well or the saw set up is off. but set will do it in heart beat. no room for the wood to get rid of the waste.
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  3. #3
    Join Date
    Apr 2007
    No, not all of SoCal is Los Angeles!
    I think Larry's got it. If the blade can't clear the spoil it will heat up and burn real quick at tablesaw speeds.
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