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    For wood that is not so intricate, on very hard wood, It is often more convenient to use a band saw on some part of the project.

    My 10" band saw (Ryobi SB1001SV) uses 67" blades. Standard 1/4" to 1/2" are easy to fing but I just can't find the 1/8" ones. I could order the Timber Wolf ones from the U.S. but with the currency exchange on parts and shipping +extra shipping fees because it is outside U.S. + custom fees, it add-up quite a bit.

    1/8" is availble in many lenght but not in 67" (or so rearely that I can't find it).

    Anyone knows where to get custom lenght blades in Canada?
    Last edited by boogatoo; 12-03-2005, 06:40 PM.

  • #2
    boogatoo,

    Have you tried a google search for custom bandsaw blades canada?

    Here is one I found.

    Great Western Saw has cutting tools, router bits, saw blade, bandsaw blades, dado sets, chainsaw chains, & custom drilling available for online purchase. We are also a sharpening service with the same leading edge equipment used in the factory.

    Address
    214 - 33rd Street W
    Saskatoon
    SK
    S7L 0V1
    Canada
    Telephone, fax and web
    Tel: 866 652 6858
    http://www.1blades.com


    Hope this helps.
    "Still Montana Mike"

    "Don't worry about old age--it doesn't last that long."
    Mike's Wood-n-Things LLC

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    • #3
      I found a great site for band saw blades in Canada

      Thanks wood-n-things.
      I went on the site you told about but seem not to have band saw blades. I continued my investigation to find out a real great canadian site:
      http://www.tufftooth.com/

      They carry the complete line of Olsen's scroll saw blades as well and othe nice stuff.

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      • #4
        There is a local shop here in Chilliwack that welds custom sized blades.
        I am sure many cities have them, Try looking under tools and tool repair in the yellow pages.
        Also try blade sharpening services. Heck you can even get a jig that will hold the blades while you braze or silver solder your own, although I am not that brave
        Besides my bandsaw is non functioning.
        I think I will steal the variable speed motor for something else....maybe my thickness sander

        Speaking of which. I need a source of 8" x 25" sandpaper.
        I know I can buy 150 foot rolls but I will NEVER use that much.
        Any ideas out there.
        My thickness sander has a felt drum with two friction cams that clamp the paper.
        CAЯL HIRD-RUTTEЯ
        "proud member of the best scroll sawing forum on the net."
        Ryobi SC180VS scroll saw EX21

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        • #5
          I get all my sandpaper at www.industrialabrasives.com
          John T.

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          • #6
            Thanks JT, They do carry the right stuff, I just have to get a little less that 50 yards, but I will contact them and see what they can do
            CAЯL HIRD-RUTTEЯ
            "proud member of the best scroll sawing forum on the net."
            Ryobi SC180VS scroll saw EX21

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            • #7
              boogatoo,

              You are welcome and sorry i lead you astray i found bandsaw blades on their site...at least i thought I did. LOL

              Anyway you found a source..so all is well
              "Still Montana Mike"

              "Don't worry about old age--it doesn't last that long."
              Mike's Wood-n-Things LLC

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              • #8
                I just recieved my blades from TuffTooth

                Hi, I just received my band saw blades from Tufftooth Canada. http://www.tufftooth.com/. They sent me a catalog together with them. They are selling a log of other good stuff too. You should go on their site an make a free catalog request.
                Last edited by boogatoo; 12-11-2005, 09:29 PM. Reason: typos

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