OK, for my next woodshop technique advice request…
Still working on my project that started with a 7.25" x 6/4s raw plank of sapele as mentioned in this other thread: Flattening a ~7.25” raw lumber plank on our 6” jointer
I got it planed well enough, and now I’ve got a small chunk of it that I would like to saw in half, lengthwise. In other words, I’ve got a 7.5x8x1.4" block (planed from the 6/4 plank and chopped off the end) and I’d like to saw down the middle of the 1.4" face to produce 2 blocks approximately 0.7" wide. I don’t need a particularly precise cut, since I’m really only doing this in order to salvage a bit more surface area for laser etching tests. The sapele wood is not particularly cheap, so trying to use as much of this test block as possible.
Anyway, looking for easiest and safest way to do this with the tools at the shop. Do we have a tall enough bandsaw and the appropriate fences for resawing? Or could the sawstop do it with simple jigs (i.e. is the blade big enough to do this in two paths)? Other ideas?