Hello Steve sorry for late reply and Very kindly thank you for the information. I think I shall invest in one or the other books as a means of having an at hand reference so to speak and I found a couple of utube videos which I have found to be very useful. So thank you Very much for your information and your time.Two things affect the quality of a bandsaw cut:
1 The sharpness of the appropriate blade for the job, and
2 The machine setup. It's not difficult, but there are several considerations and they each have to be addressed in the right order.
That's why there are a multiplicity of good resources available for novice bandsaw users. There are a couple of good books, Duginski and Meyler, and a couple of excellent British DVD/MP4 resources, Peter Sefton's and my own. There are also US ones, which are, of course, inferior