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HomeMade Bandsaw #2: Construction and Design

08-17-2010 06:27 AM by ChrisCarr | 6 comments »

Construction of the bandsaw So far has been going on for about a month. The main frame consists of a 4×4 treated post and 2 particle board panels (top and bottom). The panels are grooved into the back of the post. I assembled the bottom of it very quickly. Everything sits on an old end table and wider sub-table to hold the bandsaw. I use a 1/3 hp induction motor, which has a 2 inch v-pulley fixed to its spindle. A v-belt then connects the motor pulley to the bandsaw’s bottom assembly, which sits on a plywood box. The box is right behind the bottom panel. The box is made from 3/4 inch pine plywood and the hidden inside features...

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