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Bandsaw blade put on the other way? Answered

Howdee..I need to cut wood with a bevel the opposite way of the way a bandsaw table tilts...the only way i could see this happening is if i install the blade the other way round and cut from the other end as my bandsaw does not tilt both ways...would anyone know if this can be done? cheers 


Thanks for all your answers..yeah it resulted that if i flip the wood upside down, left to right and top to bottom i would be able to use the bandsaw the right way round for the bevel cuts... phew as i got quite a lot of cutting to do...

Can you turn the wood 180o instead?


You're going to end up chewing up your guides unless you figure out a way to turn them around also.

A jig to change the angle is the right way to do it unless you have a saber saw and use that for the backwards cut.

Great yeah that will be my best option..however i don't think the motor spin makes a differernce as it still has to spin the same way just the blade will face the other direction...not sure if it can be done though

You know, now that I sketched the belt (blade) instead of just visualizing, maybe you're right about that. I guess it would simply place the cutting edge on the opposite side. If so, yup, seems like a reasonable approach.

Can you photograph / diagram the wood, required-cut and saw?
I'm not really imagining this well


And spin the motor in the opposite direction?

I'd be inclined to make a jig to change the angular orientation. In fact, I've done so. I have a jig I made especially for making trim that give an initial 45 degree incline to the piece, allowing a larger angular deviation that the saw allows on it's own. Ok, so it's for the table saw. Same principle applies.