The band saw is a must-have for many DIYers, craftsmen, and professionals, but finding replacement blades can be a bear. In our band saw blade reviews, we show the results of our research of best-selling band saw blades for making awe-inspiring cuts every time! But before you jump into the reviews, take a look at these specs to consider when looking for a new band saw blade.
Pieces: A multipack can give you the best value, but it may not be worth it if you only use your band saw occasionally.
Size: Different band saws have different length requirements, while different widths let you make more or less detailed cuts.
Shatter Resistant: Especially when you’re working with tough materials, a shatter-resistant blade can save you some trouble!
Main Application: Blades can be general-purpose or optimized for woods and metals depending on their overall design.
Material: What’s it made out of? The material affects the blade’s heat and fatigue tolerance while it’s in use.
Tooth Style: The main tooth styles in our reviews are variable (best for cutting metal) and regular (best for wood and general-purpose).
Now that you know what to look for, let’s get into the reviews. In a hurry? Check out our top pick and budget pick! Got time? Read them all to explore all of your options! We’ve covered a variety of types and sizes of band saw blades for your workshop. Let’s go!
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Jennifer Trimbee, a lead researcher and writer at GeekWrapped, is an expert writer with many years of experience. Jennifer writes about technology, sports, outdoor, and gear products.
Article last updated on:
September 30, 2019