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Title: Designing a fixed-blade gang ripsaw arbor with a pencil

Author: Gatchell, Charles J.; Gatchell, Charles J.;

Date: 1996

Source: Forest Products Journal. 46(6): 37-40.

Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication

Description: This paper presents a step-by-step procedure for designing the "best" sequence of saw spacings for a fixed-blade gang ripsaw arbor. Using the information contained in a cutting bill and knowledge of the lumber width distributions to be processed, thousands of possible saw spacing sequences can be reduced to a few good ones.

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Gatchell, Charles J. 1996. Designing a fixed-blade gang ripsaw arbor with a pencil. Forest Products Journal. 46(6): 37-40.


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