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Project by Gregpdad posted 1452 days ago 8661 views 6 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Since posting pictures of my shop I’ve had several people inquire about my wooden bandsaw, personally I can’t take credit for it as I rent my fathers shop for my work and this little gem is his doing, but I thought it would be nice to show since people keep asking about it.

Originally I uploaded this to my profile but now I’ve made a profile dedicated to my fathers work I feel it’s appropriate to put it here.





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cajunpen

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#1 posted 1452 days ago

That has to be a one of a kind bandsaw. Well done.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Kindlingmaker

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#2 posted 1452 days ago

Amazing that a band saw can be made out of wood and function! Two thumbs up for Dad!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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ChrisCarr

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#3 posted 1452 days ago

did he build it from popular mechanics may ‘74 issue plans?

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wallkicker

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#4 posted 1451 days ago

Very interesting and nice job to dad .

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GunSgt1863

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#5 posted 1451 days ago

I would make fun of it if I wasn’t so jealous.

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StumpyNubs

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#6 posted 1376 days ago

I’m working on a band saw from only wood- even the tension spring is wood. You’d be surprised, but solid wood is even stiffer than hollow cast iron.

Can we see more photos of your saw?

-- It's the best woodworking show since the invention of wood... New episodes at: http://www.stumpynubs.com

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