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  • #16
    Welcome to the group DAB. The most common reason for this is if the blade is in upside down. If it's a skip tooth blade, make sure the teeth are facing down and if it's a reverse tooth blade, the majority of the teeth should be pointing down with just a few pointing up. If this isn't the problem, let us know.

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    • #17

      Yes, the teeth are down. In fact I've been cutting other projects without any problem. I'm guessing it's the operator. Ha... I have cut out several small things just practicing, and have been going very slowly. I think it's just something I'm doing or not doing. Thanks for your help.


      • #18
        If your wood is warped, or cupped, it is easy to make it jump with the blade as your hands put pressure on the wood differently as you move your hands. The key to it simply is practice.And, if you are more comfortable with the hold-down in place, keep it there. After you gain more experience you may find it getting in your way, and at that time you can remove it. Good luck to you, I can already see your addicted! Dale
        Dale w/ yella saws


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