Byrd Tool Experts

Why is There Such a Long Lead Time for my Shelix to Arrive?

Is there a long lead time for DW735 SHELIX heads? Yes, but there are a lot of factors that cause such a long lead time. First is that the SHELIX head is one of a kind, and only one factory in the world can make this high quality head- and that’s the Byrd Tool Corporation. …

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WHY Should I Buy a Shelix Head If It Costs as Much as My Planer?

We get this question a lot: Why would I pay for a blade that goes inside the machine that cost as much as the machine itself? We get that it may seem difficult to justify this purchase. But it’s not just another purchase for workshop, it’s an investment. Here’s a few reasons why we believe …

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Top 8 Reasons You Need To Switch to a Shelix Head in Your Planer and Jointer

Some woodworkers may tell you the switch to a more expensive Shelix head is not worth the money. Most likely, those who haven’t experienced the difference. After making the switch, you’ll wonder why you didn’t make it sooner.  We’ve compared the standard factory blade on our planer and jointer, to the Byrd Tool Shelix Head, …

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