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Blog entry by AlexHarris posted 1090 days ago 1385 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So I have been working on my bandsaw for a while now and it is nearly complete but I thought I would show you where I am now.

Although I am not one for following plans this design is so solid and refined that its well worth the cost.

I will be Re posting the finished bandsaw next week along with a youtube video so keep an eye out!

http://www.youtube.com/user/TeenWoodworker

Yes its sitting on a skateboard! It helped when moving it around. I was amazed how little vibrations there were. When I did some test cuts, despite the fact it was not fixed to the skateboard, and could easily be knocked over, did not wobble at all!

So thats all folks, for now. All thats left to do is make the cover and give it a lick of paint.

-- Alex - http://www.thiswoodwork.com



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Hacksaw007

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#1 posted 1090 days ago

I never saw one on a skate board before, what a good idea! Looks like you will have a serious saw when done. I used a home made one for years and love it.

-Mike

-- For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16

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Bertha

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#2 posted 1090 days ago

This is awesome!

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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MShort

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#3 posted 1090 days ago

That is impressive. You are one talented young man. Looking forward to the finished product.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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Roger

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#4 posted 1090 days ago

I don’t know if this is a word, but, you are very “engineericle” lol

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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youngwoodworker

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#5 posted 1086 days ago

Looks really woodworky can’t wait to see the video! WELL DONE

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careforapint

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#6 posted 1086 days ago

I’m really impressed! That looks great!

-- Christopher - Virgina

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superstretch

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#7 posted 1082 days ago

Wow.. how big is the motor/how much can it resaw?

-- Dan, Rochester, NY

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AlexHarris

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#8 posted 1082 days ago

@superstretch
Hi there!
It has a 1hp motor which has a fair amount if grunt, it has a 10” resawing capacity and I think it should about just manage that. The other day I tested it out on a 7” log which it managed to get through that pretty easily, It may have gone EVEN better if it was clamped to a proper stand!

-- Alex - http://www.thiswoodwork.com

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superstretch

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#9 posted 1082 days ago

I think I like it even more than Bertha’s Big Bertha (sorry man..)

-- Dan, Rochester, NY

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