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Blog series by Hoakie updated 02-10-2010 06:49 AM 2 parts 13995 reads 18 comments total

Part 1: Log Sled for Bandsaw

02-10-2010 06:24 AM by Hoakie | 8 comments »

One of the reasons I got my Rikon 14” Deluxe was to mill small logs into lumber and bowl blanks. In order to do this safely it is important to keep the log steady while pusing it past the blade. Here is my version of a log sled that I built for it 1) The base is 3/4” BB Ply. On the top I have placed two Incra tracks to help adjust the depth of cut. 2) I have added a runner to the bottom to ride in the miter slot on the BS. (it also fits in the slot in my router table ...

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Part 2: Bandsaw circle cutting jig

02-10-2010 06:49 AM by Hoakie | 10 comments »

Another staple jig for the bandsaw is the circle cutting Jig. I created this from ideas on the internet, can’t remember the exact site but if you do a search you’ll find it. 1) The center part slides out with a pin near the end to act as the pivot point 2) The radius of the circle is measured from the blade to the pivot point 3) Fence aligns the jig to table, the knob locks the pivot slide in place 4) penny is used to distribute pressure across slide which presses i...

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