Band Saw Horse

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Blog entry by TDSpade posted 07-25-2015 03:56 AM 7691 reads 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

About a year and a half ago I posted my band saw horse. I had meant to get back to those interested in the pattern, much sooner than this. It is amazing how time gets away from you. I am new at making videos and it shows. So I can only hope that those that watch it, will find it didn’t waste to much of their time. I consider it a how to video. So I didn’t over speed it up. Just 2x speed during the cutting. So you can still clearly see how and in what order that I cut out the horse.

I did the last cut wrong… Just before the last cut you can see me clearing out the material at the back inside neck of the horse. I usually then back the blade out, turn the horse around, back the blade back into the cut, and then cut my way out. I try to always cut, in such away as to not get my blade trapped behind loose material.

Youtube Link below

-- For every expert, there is an equal and opposite expert.

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#1 posted 07-26-2015 04:15 PM

Very nice pattern Terry and a nice how-to video as well.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 11-10-2015 05:39 PM

hi terry I watched your video and bought the pattern and will hopefully make one tonight and I have also got the patterns to make a giraffe and a dolphin swan and reindeer so am on the look out for any other animal patterns and how did you put the horn on to make a unicorn please

thanks jy123

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#3 posted 11-11-2015 07:19 AM

I sanded down a 3/16 inch dowel to a point in the drill press and cut a 1/8 inch round tenon on the other side. I then drilled a 1/8 inch hole just below and between the ears with a cordless drill. Then glued in the horn. The horn is just about an inch long counting the tenon.

I have also done the reindeer swan and dolphin. But not the giraffe yet.

And thanks for buying the pattern. Terry

-- For every expert, there is an equal and opposite expert.

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#4 posted 11-11-2015 11:40 AM

hi terry thanks for the info about the unicorn and is the drawing of the pig for the bandsaw or scroll saw if for bandsaw I am interested in obtaining a copy also if you are interested the pattern for the giraffe can be found on and cost about $1.50

thanks again

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#5 posted 11-13-2015 10:39 AM

hi Terry Just in case you did not get my message my email address is to send the pig pattern to

[email protected]

thanks again John

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