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This is what we're going for: a neat, tidily folded, easy to store bandsaw blade.
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Step 1: Wrist Position

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Begin by holding the blade with your wrists down and away from your body.

Step 2: Toe Position

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Put one toe on the blade to hold it in place while the magic happens.

Step 3: Get Low.

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Get low: make the blade an oval.

Step 4: Start Folding

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Bring your wrists (and the sides of the blade) towards each other: you're folding the oval in half now, like a taco facing away from you.

Step 5: Cross Those Hands.

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Cross your hands & the two halves of the blade over each other.

Step 6: Let The Blade Do The Coiling!

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The sides will want to coil up now; all you're doing is helping them along.  Stack them on the loop you were holding with your toe!
vtstruct7 months ago

Perfect instructible. Now I know how to fold a blade!

erikalinds11 months ago

i just tried three other tutorials before i found this one. always had trouble. this crossed hands technique is fantastic! thank you!!!

wilgubeast12 months ago

Awesome. We just destroyed one of these in the shop at HQ.

Ms.Taken3 years ago
Simple and useful, I like it!