After using the sawmill for awhile I have found a few issues needing some slight improvements. The v-belt would loosen up after some use and then the belt would squeal. I added a belt tensioner to the motor mount and now it only squeals when st...
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Location: Barrie, Ont.
I have been a wood hobbyist since 1988. Spent a large amount of time building tools and tool stands for the shop. Seems I never have enough time to build everything I want to. I try to build most of my projects from scrap wood.
-- Sean G, Barrie, Ontario
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|commented on||Homemade Band sawmill #7: Updates and some improvements||07-24-2015 12:59 AM|
|commented on||Homemade 13" Jointer||07-22-2015 12:40 AM|
|added blog entry||Homemade Band sawmill #7: Updates and some improvements||07-22-2015 12:16 AM|
|commented on||Belt sander||07-17-2015 12:40 AM|
|commented on||Homemade 16" Bandsaw||07-17-2015 12:36 AM|
|commented on||Homemade 16" Bandsaw||07-06-2015 12:21 PM|
|added project||Homemade 16" Bandsaw||07-06-2015 12:08 AM|
|commented on||Box joint jig||06-29-2015 01:06 PM|
|commented on||Mini CNC built router lift.||06-29-2015 01:04 PM|
|commented on||Dust collection boom||06-29-2015 01:02 PM|
|commented on||Homemade 12" Jointer||06-28-2015 09:41 PM|
|commented on||A tool chest||06-27-2015 11:09 PM|
|added project||Homemade 12" Jointer||06-27-2015 10:55 PM|
|commented on||Spindle Sander Conversion||06-23-2015 12:14 PM|
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After cutting about 13 logs I realized that my blade guides were the weak link in cutting straight boards as I kept getting blade drift when cutting through knots. So I decided to double the bearings to better support the blade. I also changed the...
The sawmill is done and working great. Adding the handle helped allot when pushing the saw through the log. The handle is removable by just pulling the handle up and removing the lag bolts holding the arms in. The handle is held on by through m...
The rails and log bed with log clamps are complete and after testing it by cutting another log I found some short comings with the clamps and my right blade guides. Here is the new blade guide for the right side and it works much be...
Got the blade guides and guards completed this weekend. It took longer than I thought to make the bearing guides but they turne out good. I put them in slots that prevent the nut from turning so I can tighten them from one side only. ...