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#1 posted 03-07-2019 11:09 PM

One of the drawbacks of smaller band saws is the more frequent blade breakage due to metal fatigue. Smaller wheels flex the blade more than larger ones. That may be why we see no new models of 3-wheel band saws.

Then also, you have less throat capacity and less cutting depth. If your “small work” includes holes, a scroll saw may be a good choice.

-- Phil Allin - There are woodworkers and people who collect woodworking tools. The woodworkers have a chair to sit on that they made.


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