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    Going to try my first Portrait whats the best Blade and wood to used ?
    thanks
    "LET'S RIDE"

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    If you are going to cut baltic birch ply, use a scroll reverse blade. Really intricate cuts, use a 2/0 Olson, or a #3 Flying Dutchman. Not so intricate, #5 Olson, or #5 FD. If you are getting the FD's, really consider the Ultra blades. They last a lot longer than the regular scroll reverse blades.

    Also, I just sent a PM to you.

    Paul
    www.flicker.com/photos/woodworks44224

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    • #3
      Thanks Paul for the infor
      "LET'S RIDE"

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      • #4
        I use a no 5 flying dutchman reverse teeth blade. sometimes a no 2 blade. i cut from 1 to 4 pieces stacked of baltic birch plywood. have fun. john

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        • #5
          imho I would suggest using 2/0 spiral
          Tutor
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          Pattern design tutorial at ScrollsawPortraits.com
          Come to the darkside... use spirals...

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