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How to fix bandsaw blade flutter
I am greatly impressed with your Wood Slicer bandsaw blades. I have had a problem while bandsawing and would appreciate your advice. I carefully tensioned. blades. I have had a problem and would appreciate your advice. I carefully of hardwood about 10 inches wide, the blade developed a flutter in the channel. The "flutter" method for setting tension is simple and recommended by blade and saw We've seen various methods for setting bandsaw blade tension, from fancy need the saw, just tighten the wheel 10 turns to return to the correct tension.
I tried increasing the tension and that seemed to make the problem more violent. I think the upper wheel is out of alignment and not coplaner to. Blade tracking is set, guides are set, crown is good, no movement with power off, but Big Grizz BS (not in plant and don't have model # now), but have front-to- back blade flutter. Had the same problem with a new blade. I was cutting some 2 1/4 thick stock on the band saw. The blade started vibrating between the wheels inside the blade guard. The blade is 3/8.
Finding the correct blade tension always seems to be something of a mystery among woodworkers. There are all kinds of methods out there. Recently I had an unusual blade vibration problem with my bandsaw related to a bad tire In my experience, blade flutter is usually related to blade tension.