If there's one thing that can really slow you down when bandsawing, it's stopping the blade to fish out little cutoffs that get stuck in the table insert. The answer: a zero-clearance insert, similar to one on a tablesaw. Carter now sells blank inserts for Delta and Jet 14 in. saws, three to a package so you can swap them out for different-sized blades. They're plastic, so they can't dull your blade's teeth. They're a practical, convenient, and inexpensive upgrade to your saw.
Carter Products, www.carterproducts.com, 616-647-3380, AccuRight Bandsaw Table Inserts, $10 for three.
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