Author Topic: Freud 12" blades aren't actually 12 inches.....  (Read 977 times)

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Offline estley

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Freud 12" blades aren't actually 12 inches.....
« on: April 08, 2017, 04:09 PM »
I recently upgraded my mitersaw to a bosch 12 glide. So far so good, dust collection is not kapex level, but it's a long LONG way from my old dewalt. Anyways, one of the first things I did was replaced the stock blade with a Freud I had on my dewalt, and I noticed none of my cuts went thru, there was always just a tiny little piece on the corner hanging on. Turns out that the 12" blade is more like 11 7/8... so I can either make an auxiliary fence for the saw, or go back to the stock blade, for the time being I'm going back to the stock blade.

Any other blade suggestion?


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Offline bnaboatbuilder

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Re: Freud 12" blades aren't actually 12 inches.....
« Reply #1 on: April 08, 2017, 07:10 PM »
More than likely your Freud blade is metric at 300mm instead of 304.8/12".
- John