Forget the 1/4, get a 3/16 skiptooth.
Pick up the 1/2" Woodslicer too. You'll never regret it. Yes, it resaws.
Depending on the saw, yes I know you have a Jet, ;`) blades will differ.
About 6~7 years ago I upgraded from a 10" 1/3hp Craftsman to a 2 hp 18"
Rikon. I bought Timberwolf blades for it had had nothing but trouble
with tracking. Cheaper blades tracked well.
Long story short I returned the Rikon almost immediately and upgraded
again to a LT16HD Laguna with 4.5 hp. Timberwolf gave me full credit
for the unused blades and sold me 150" replacements for the Laguna.
So far with 3 brands of blades the Laguna works well.
Some people love Timberwolf some hate.
For resawing with marginal HP you want as few teeth per inch as you can
get. For good resawing I use a 1.25" Laguna ResawKing blade. For down
and dirty and a trip through the drum sander I use a 1" blade with 1.25
teeth per inch.
You can resaw with anything however the rigidity of the saw is key in
getting good results. Smaller blades tend to heat up faster than wider
blades when resawing. When they heat up they expand and you loose
tension. When you loose tension the results of resawing are not as
good. Typically a really rigid saw will allow higher tension rates
needed for the wider blades.
So for the most part it is finding the right combination blade for your
I know I have not given the answer you are looking for but in my case it
has always been a trial and error situation to find a blade that worked
well until I up graded tho the Laguna.
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