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Posted on Thinking of adding a riser block to my old Jet bandsaw, Advice?

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#1 posted 05-18-2018 03:10 AM

A suggestion: Buy a bigger bandsaw, like the Grizzly 17”, that has the power to handle wide resawing and wide blades. Then sell the Jet. Compare the total expenditure (cost of Griz – sale of Jet) vs the improvement in capacity, to the cost and labor of the riser block and that capacity. Which is more bang for your buck?

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