Bandsaw Series

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Blog series by Paul Pomerleau updated 03-12-2015 12:54 AM 6 parts 27497 reads 45 comments total

Part 1: Backwards teeth on blade ?!?

01-16-2011 12:57 AM by Paul Pomerleau | 18 comments »

Well, I’m REALLY new at the woodworking game, and I went out and bought myself a lot of power tools during the Christmas Holidays. One of which is a 15” floor model bandsaw. Today I decided I am going to start a bandsaw box. So I glued a bunch of wood together and stated to cut through. Rememer, this is my very first time using a bandsaw. I noticed it wasn’t feeding as I figured that it should, suddenly smoke started coming out of the wood, I stopped everything, checked the ...

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Part 2: Something better to laminate the boards

01-17-2011 04:56 AM by Paul Pomerleau | 7 comments »

I recently just made my first band saw box and one of the problems that I had was trying to get all the boards glued together without any small gaps between them, specifically around the edges.I realize that I was using softwood (pine and cedar) which probably doesn’t help much, but I must have used every clamp at my disposal and old planks to sandwich it together while using all the force I could muster, and I still had tiny gaps around the edges.I’m new at the woodworking game a...

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Part 3: Thien baffle using new circle jig on band saw

03-07-2011 05:03 PM by Paul Pomerleau | 8 comments »

I’m in the middle of constructing the famous Thien Separator and I needed to build a circle cutting jig to use on my band saw.I decided to make a video of it (my very first one) to share with you.You can view it here on YouTube.Hope you enjoy it.

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Part 4: Video Deleted

06-02-2012 05:51 PM by Paul Pomerleau | 10 comments »

Video Removed – November 15, 2012.

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Part 5: Network Router Base

01-17-2015 12:23 AM by Paul Pomerleau | 1 comment »

My new network router is light weight and tall.The cables in the back make it unstable and it tips over easily.I made this wooden base to help support the router. Click here to watch my video. Let me know what you think.Thank you.Paul

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Part 6: BBQ Grill Scraper

03-12-2015 12:54 AM by Paul Pomerleau | 1 comment »

I found tiny wire bristles on my barbecue from the wire cleaning brush. I have read reports of people rushed to the hospital because these bristles get into the food and are consumed.I saw a very nice L-shaped one on WWGOA using finger joints, but I decided to make mine out of a single piece. You can see my video here. Please let me know what you think. ThanksPaul

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