Are you going through your bandsaw blades too quickly? Maybe you are cutting some of those fun exotic woods…
Carbide Tipped Bandsaw Blades for Exotic Wood
The best option for hard to cut woods is the carbide tipped bandsaw blades. These blades will cut through any type of hardwoods and last much longer than any other blade types. Along with it lasting longer, you can get a finer cut at faster speeds because of the high performance carbide tooth tips. These blades are specifically designed to give fine cuts for moulding, hardwood flooring, wood siding, paneling and other millwork applications with harder woods.
Starrett Carbide Tipped Bandsaw Blades
Starrett offers a variety of carbide tipped bandsaw blades for wood with varying prices. The Starrett Advanz bandsaw blade series provides great options for your needs in carbide blades with lower to higher priced blades as follows: Advanz FS, Advanz TS, & Advanz CS. They offer a triple tooth geometry to provide a more efficient cut. The Starrett Advanz FS bandsaw blade is the lowest carbide tipped bandsaw blade that will cut almost any hardwood efficiently. If you need a little more beef to your blade you can upgrade to the Advanz TS. In most cases, the Starrett Advanz CS would probably not be worth the money for cutting wood as it is designed for cutting case hardened materials such has metal chrome shafts, etc.
Lenox Carbide Tipped Bandsaw Blades
Lenox also offers the Woodmaster CT carbide tipped bandsaw blades for wood. This blade is very comparable to Starrett’s Advanz FS bandsaw blade. Which blade you choose from is purely up to you. These are both great products with the Advanz having a few more options in bandsaw blade width than the Lenox Woodmaster CT. Lenox has a precision flat top ground carbide tooth tip that provides fine and fast cuts for exotic & harder woods.