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04-07-2015 07:36 PM

Does anyone have a suggestion for a good book on working with a bandsaw?


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#1 posted 04-07-2015 07:40 PM

Alex Snodgrass on Youtube. The best 20 min’s you will ever spend.

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#2 posted 04-07-2015 07:43 PM

Saw him at show in Indy. Would like a book though.

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#3 posted 04-07-2015 07:45 PM

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#4 posted 04-08-2015 12:15 AM

Either the Lonnie Bird or Mark Dujinski (Spelling?) will be good references. Woodcraft has both on the shelf.

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#5 posted 04-08-2015 12:54 AM



Either the Lonnie Bird or Mark Dujinski (Spelling?) will be good references. Woodcraft has both on the shelf.

- gfadvm


Agree 100%,either one will be great ,I happen to have Mark Duginske’s book , you’ll like it, c/w lot of pictures ,easy to read and understand,highly recommend it.

-- Ken from Ontario, Canada

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#6 posted 04-08-2015 09:35 AM

Will check them out, thanks

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#7 posted 04-08-2015 12:15 PM

Are you looking more for content about projects or setup and technique?

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#8 posted 04-08-2015 12:53 PM

What about a book on how to make band-saw boxes? The video mentioned covers set up just fine.

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#9 posted 04-08-2015 01:32 PM

Ditto on the Amazon recommendation. I bought one used. Buying used books on Amazon is the best bang for the buck.

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#10 posted 04-09-2015 10:14 AM

Hey big, looking more on set up and technique

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#11 posted 04-09-2015 03:42 PM

I agree with gfadvm and distrbd, I got a lot of my books at local second hand book store, and the rest
from Amazon.

-- As ever, Gus-the 78 yr young apprentice carpenter

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