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Old 06-20-2014, 10:43 PM
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Blade Holders for Paragon

I have a Paragon and put my blades in a home made steel device but got curious about what others use to hold the blades. Maybe there is a better way...

I have never used firebrick but maybe. I have a old time maker pal who insists I need to build one out of steel, stainless he says. Ideas?
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Old 06-21-2014, 06:27 AM
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I like the fire brick approach. Using a masonry blade in a skill saw, cut slots for the blades. I have found the brick, or bricks, also soak up heat and seem to help the oven in temp recovery after opening the door. But to each his own.
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Old 06-21-2014, 08:54 AM
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Old 06-21-2014, 10:29 AM
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Yup...firebrick. Easy to cut a little groove in them.. They work great.
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