Frequently asked questions

Q: How should I measure my bandsaw blade?

A: Take one of your old blades and cut it in half, lay it out flat and measure the length in inches. (Please note: wrong measured blades can not be returned!)

Q: How is a bandsaw blade tooth measured?

A: Measure from tip to tip ( pitch )


Pitch VS TPI (teeth per inch)

  • Pitch is the distance from the tip of one tooth to the next. This is the common terminology used with wood blades.
  • TPI is the number of teeth per inch. This is the common terminology used in metal cutting blades.

Q: How will my Canadian order ship?

A: Most Orders within BC will be shipped by Loomis ( except remote locations – they go by regular mail), out of Province will be sent by regular Mail as Expedited Parcel.

Q: How will my US order ship?

A: All US orders will be mailed by US Mail as Expedited Parcel

Q: What are your shipping rates?

A: Blade orders of 15 blades or more ship free! All other orders have a handling fee of $10 plus shipping charges as followed:

Shipping rates are based on the total weight of your order and your location. To get a shipping quote or place your order by phone just give us a call toll-free 1-800-267-7297 and we will gladly calculate and quote the shipping charges for your order for you.

Please use the Chart below as Estimate only!

Paste Canada Post Rate Code and Canada Post Expedited Parcel Chart

Q: Can I pick up my order at your store?

A: Yes, Orders can be picked up at our Store but a Phone appointment has to be made ahead of time to ensure a person will be available at the front desk to handle the paper work.

Q: What Payment Options do you have?

A: We accept Visa Card and Master Card. Please note: Debit Cards can not be accepted over the phone.

COD can be arranged for a extra charge of $10 ( only available for Canadian Customers )

Q: What if I can't find a Part?

A: It is possible that we have parts on hand that are not listed on our website. Please contact us per phone or email together with your parts number and description and we gladly check our inventory for you or special order a part in if needed.

Q: What is your return policy?

A: Return & Exchange Policy Western Woodlot 100% Satisfaction Guarantee: If you are not completely satisfied with a product when it arrives, contact us within 30 days for a refund or exchange! Please call 1-800-267-7297 or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. On some products manufacturer's warranties apply. We suggest that you insure the return for your protection.

30-Day Period: Our 30-day period starts when the product is delivered. Returned items must be shipped (in transit) by the 30th calendar day after their arrival. Our welds are 100% Guaranteed.

Timeframe: We ask that you please allow 2-3 weeks for a refund or reshipment to process. If you need an immediate replacement we can bill via the original pay method and credit you upon receipt of the product.