Bandsaw articles

Homemade bandsaw version 2
A shop made bandsaw doesn't have to be a compromise. (2010)
20" bandsaw build
Bandsaw build from 2016
26" bandsaw build
My latest and biggest bandsaw build, from 2021
14" bandsaw / sawmill build
A smaller 14" bandsaw that can also be used as a sawmill. (2011)
Freehand sharpening bandsaw blades
It takes less time than it takes to go and buy a new one
Bandsaw blade sharpener jig
Semi-automatic sharpening, for 6-TPI blades
Comparing 4 guides on one bandsaw
Surprisingly little difference
Wooden metal cutting bandsaw
Building bandsaw 1
My first homemade bandsaw (2010)
The physics of bandsaw resawing
Why blades drift
Why bandsaw blades squeal
Stoning bandsaw blades
Homemade bandsaw tension gauge
A "zero clearance insert" for the bandsaw
How crowned pulleys keep a belt aligned
relating to blade tracking
Bandsaw vs CNC
Comparing cutting a gear on the bandsaw vs. a CNC machine

Jim Wheeler's homemade bandsaw
A heavy duty bandsaw based on Gilliom parts
Carving canoe paddles on the bandsaw
Cutting up a log on the bandsaw
Testing the limits of my homemade bandsaw
Making a 3D reindeer on the bandsaw
including free plans
Mobile bandsaw base
Making a 14" bandsaw mobile without adding height
A blade guide for wide lumber on a 14" bandsaw
No riser block needed
Wooden bandsaw riser block
Dovetail joints on the bandsaw
No chisel work involved.
Bandsaw sled for milling small logs
Resawing shelves to guitar sides
Reader built bandsaws
Tuning up a cheap bandsaw
Bandsaw repair fail
Why 3-wheeled bandsaws are a bad idea
Investigating bandsaw vibrations
Frequently asked questions
about my bandsaws
Straightening my bandsaw after 9 years (video only)

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