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    Miter saw blades. What now?

    Sharpen my forest and Tenyru, or is there something better?
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    Re: Miter saw blades. What now?

    Of course sharpen them, but a Freud Diablo makes a nice backup
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    Re: Miter saw blades. What now?

    Quote Originally Posted by ThisIsMatt View Post
    Of course sharpen them, but a Freud Diablo makes a nice backup

    This. ☝️
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    Re: Miter saw blades. What now?

    I've been using an Irwin. I like it. I've even cut aluminum with it.
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    Re: Miter saw blades. What now?

    Quote Originally Posted by rrich View Post
    I've been using an Irwin. I like it. I've even cut aluminum with it.
    same here.
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    Re: Miter saw blades. What now?

    I like Freud blades.

    I have not found a local place that can sharpen to satisfy "my" expectations.

    I just buy a new blade, when I need one.

    I use the Irwin blades on my circular saw and have been very happy with them.
    I would try them on my Table and SCMS.

    Actually, I have cut plywood with Irwin on my circular saw and a nice guide and been VERY impressed with the result.
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    Re: Miter saw blades. What now?

    I like Freud blades as well. In fact, I've standardized on them - the full blown version, not the Diablo variety as a Diablo blade doesn't seem to hold its sharpness as long.

    As a side note, I've standardized on Freud router bits. Again they seem to hold their sharpness.
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    Re: Miter saw blades. What now?

    I opted for a forrest 80 tooth .108 thick. I still plan getting mine sharpened, but I wanted a thinner blade with a higher tooth count. Thanks for the feedback.
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