[Woodworkers] Kerf measurement
sbig333 at gmail.com
Mon Sep 10 09:35:52 PDT 2018
Typically you can't measure the width of two opposite teeth properly. So,
you measure blade + teeth, multiply by 2, then subtract out the width of
just the blade.
On Mon, Sep 10, 2018 at 8:06 AM Vince Granacher via Woodworkers <
woodworkers at lists.sawdusters.org> wrote:
> If the tooth is wider than the body of the blade, wouldn't multiplying it
> by two give a false kerf? Wouldn't you want to just measure the width of
> the teeth with the calipers? I'm not sure, just wanting to understand.
> Vince Granacher
> On Sun, 9 Sep 2018 22:26:18 -0700, Steve Bigelow via Woodworkers
> <woodworkers at lists.sawdusters.org> wrote:
> > Typically the blade has a kerf written on it. Other than that, you can
> > use some calipers to measure the blade, then measure the blade + tooth.
> > Kerf = 2*(blade + tooth) - blade
> > On Sun, Sep 9, 2018 at 8:54 PM Tom Lovelace via Woodworkers wrote:
> > Is there a better method of measuring the width of a saw kerf instead
> > using mutiple feeler gauges (automotive)?
> > Thanks
> > TomL
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