New Breed Of Bandsaws
New breed of bandsaws is post about Machinery bookmarked by marc with ID 1218507015 was uploaded on 12-01-2019 and has been viewed 93,200 times.
Synopsis: The 14-in.bandsaw offers a great blend of price and performance for the small-shop woodworker.Associate editor Tom McKenna looked at eight machines with a minimum resaw capacity of 10 in.and motors of at least 1-1/4 hp, evaluating them for the roundness and alignment of the wheels, table flatness, versatility and functionality of the fence, and guide-post alignment.
He then compared the models to see how convenient it was to change blades, adjust the blade tension and tracking, and adjust the guides.Then came the cutting tests: rigorous curve cuts and resaw cuts in hard maple, using a resaw sled to gauge the speed and power of each machine.
In the end he had a clear view of what each saw can do...