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Hacking my Band Saw

Saturday, February 3rd, 2018

I have been fiddling with this steel framed bandsaw ever since I got it, second hand, about ten years ago. Some of the things have made a big difference, some very little. The most innocuous, but time saving has been the quick release blade tension handle. This simple cam mechanism makes it super easy to

Quest for the Quietest Bandsaw

Sunday, November 28th, 2010

Why want an especially quiet bandsaw? To start with, it’s just more human friendly to use a machine that is not screaming away while you are trying to focus on doing good work.  We might also want to consider neighbourly angst levels – if, like me, your paranoid you are annoying everyone in a mile radius, and making […]