othing beats the stability and control of a bandsaw for cutting curves, and it's the woodworking machine of choicc for rcsawing— sawing thick boards into thinner ones. Add in the handsaw's ability to rip and crosscut a variety of work, and this machine becomes a cornerstone in anv well-

equipped workshop.

Bandsaws are sized according to die diameter of thei r wheels. Throat capacity.

the distance between the blade and the post that i §

connecrs the upper and lower wheels, is always somewhat kL, less than wheel diameter.

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Wood Working for Amateur Craftsman

Wood Working for Amateur Craftsman

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