Bandsaw upgrades

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Blog series by Elizabeth updated 09-26-2011 07:01 PM 2 parts 11550 reads 10 comments total

Part 1: How to rewire a Grizzly G0555 Bandsaw

07-31-2011 05:20 AM by Elizabeth | 5 comments »

This weekend I successfully completed the task of rewiring my Grizzly 14” G0555 bandsaw from 110v to 220v. I had a lot of questions before I started, so I thought it might be nice to write a blog tutorial for others who might be interested in doing this. Background: I am a mechanical engineer by training with very little electrical experience – only what they forced us to take in college, which was mostly theory and over ten years ago now. Before starting this project I aske...

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Part 2: Dust collection challenge, part 1

09-26-2011 07:01 PM by Elizabeth | 5 comments »

My bandsaw is located in a very convenient yet awkward place. It’s right at the front of the garage shop: ...and right underneath the garage door. I’m currently installing a permanent dust collection system in the shop, and encountered a challenge regarding the bandsaw’s placement. I love the light that the saw gets in this location, and it’s very easily accessible…but I can’t hang the dust collection ducting from the ceiling because the garage ...

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