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by Tommy Coleman
Sat Jul 05, 2014 3:26 pm
Forum: Tools and Jigs
Topic: A dumb newbie's bandsaw problem
Replies: 21
Views: 9031

Re: A dumb newbie's bandsaw problem

I second the vote for a jigsaw. Not ideal of course but they wood totally do the work required. Like David said, blade is a key consideration as is letting the tool cut the wood at the rate it wants to. How would you finish cutting the sawn edge? With a bandsaw you could probably finish the guitar b...
by Tommy Coleman
Sat Jul 05, 2014 10:59 am
Forum: Tools and Jigs
Topic: Trim silicone heating blanket?
Replies: 8
Views: 4263

Re: Trim silicone heating blanket?

Protherm. I emailed them and got a reply that advised against it. Of course being the nincompoop that I am I took that to mean "hack away". I trimmed a minuscule amount off of each edge with a sharp razor knife and straight edge. I inspected the cut edge VERY carefully and satisfied myself that I wa...
by Tommy Coleman
Thu Jul 03, 2014 7:17 am
Forum: Tools and Jigs
Topic: Trim silicone heating blanket?
Replies: 8
Views: 4263

Re: Trim silicone heating blanket?

Thanks for the replies!
by Tommy Coleman
Sun Jun 29, 2014 3:02 pm
Forum: Tools and Jigs
Topic: Trim silicone heating blanket?
Replies: 8
Views: 4263

Trim silicone heating blanket?

Hello all. I have a new silicone blanket that is a scootch wider than the interior dimension of my Universal/Fox style bending machine. It causes the spring assisted cauls and the waist caul to slightly bind and is just a general p.i.t.a. Does anyone have an opinion about or experience in VERY sligh...