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Crosscut

July 26, 2009 by · Leave a Comment 

A cut made across the grain of a board. This cut tends to require a little more force that a rip cut, and because it is going across the grain there is a higher probability of tearout. Crosscuts are typically done using blades with a higher number of teeth. A higher tooth count results in a smoother cut and less tearout.

Crosscut at the Tablesaw

Crosscut at the Tablesaw

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