Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'homemade bandsaw'

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Homemade Band Saw #7: Wheels

08-13-2013 02:41 AM by dakremer | 7 comments »

2 videos in this blog: If they do not load, refresh the page I have been working on the band saw off-and-on for a while now. Its time to get this thing finished! Here are some pics of how I made the wheels. I ended up making 3 wheels. My first wheel turned out nicely, except there is a little wobble to it (might have to redo it). The second wheel I made seemed fine, but as I was gluing the bearings to it, I realized it was badly warped. Not sure if it became warped after I glued it...

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My DIY Bandsaw - 4th Shopmade Woodworking Tool #5: The band wheels and initial success.

06-14-2013 02:48 AM by Armand | 5 comments »

continuing on this project, i have already made the wheels out of used HDF materials from the doors of a broken cabinet. I fashioned out a quick jig for cutting the wheels on my table saw. the simple jig on my table saw made of 1/4” playwood. .I made 4 wheels and cut away the inner circles of the two and attached them on the remaining wheels with glue and screws. .and tested them on the frame. .I have also made the crowns on the wheels using the same jig on my table saw. But...

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My DIY Bandsaw - 4th Shopmade Woodworking Tool #3: Making the Wooden Frame and Some Design modifications

05-24-2013 06:45 AM by Armand | 6 comments »

Posting some pictures on the status of this project: The wooden frames are used marine plywood from Pacific Wood Laminates. The frames have been shaped and are ready for trimming ang gluing. ..and this is the template that I’ll be using to trim the frames, made of plywood that I painted white for clearer outlines. I made some modifications on the design particularly on the tensioner, it will be more stable i hope. The upper wheel is likewise moved to top to ride on pillow b...

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