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3 TPI would be pretty coarse. Generally 2-3 is resaw or rip.

Personally, I can’t cut wood with a 10TPI blade it’s much too slow. I think a 5-6 TPI blade is good. Buy the Olsen blades to start. They are cheap enough to get a couple different ones ans ee what works best for you. The hardness also makes a big difference on what blade is best.

Rounding over the back of the blade improves curve cutting. I do this by running the saw and dressing the blade with a file. Be careful.
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