Of course a bandsaw with a 1/16in wide blade will make ANY tight turn
you need. Never scroll saw that would handle that thickness. Put
that teeny-tiney 1/6th or 1/8th blade on the bandsaw and you should be
go to go
Lenox makes 1/16th bandsaw blades, do a Google Search on "1/16th
BandSaw Lenox" should turn up a source or 2 <vbg!!>
Most woodworking BIG catalogs and places like Highland Hardware will
make custom blades for just about any bandsaw
And yes, if you force them, they will snap, but with a little care you
should get a goodly amount of use out of them
And lastly, they will cut just as SHARP a turn (approaching a true
90degree) as any jig saw/scroll saw will. And you can usually come at
the corner from 2 directions to get a TRUE 90degree intersection
Fine Woodworking Sept 1980, #24
p 60: Building a walking beam saw; poor man's bandsaw has almost
unlimited capacity. author: White
It's also in one of their paperback books but I can't find it on
their website now.
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