Riser Block

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Review by khop posted 07-12-2008 11:05 PM 4914 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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The riser block made for the Grizzly G0555 14” bandsaw also works on the older Jet 14” saw. I compared the cost and it was a no brainer. The Grizzly H3051 Extension kit does the job for only $59.00 . This kit comes complete including a new 105” blade. The blade isn’t the best, so maybe order a good one for resawing. I also equiped this saw with new tires from Rockler. Most reviews say they are the ones to get. The cost of the tires are most resonable at rockler (HUH). Be sure to check out the pics.

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#1 posted 07-12-2008 11:32 PM

Good buy. I need to check out a riser block for my 18” saw. I bought all of the parts to weld up one, but haven’t done that either.

Good job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia [email protected]

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#2 posted 07-13-2008 04:09 AM

Nice find thanks! I have a newer Jet 14” and have been seriously considering a riser block. How did the installation go?

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#3 posted 07-13-2008 04:29 AM

Now you need a good Woodslicer resaw blade from Highland Hardware.

Good deal!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#4 posted 07-14-2008 07:49 PM

Be sure to get a longer blade, otherwise the one you have could be a bit tight : ) .

-- JB

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#5 posted 07-14-2008 08:03 PM

I like the idea

I’m just not a real big Rockler fan, they charge to much for their stuff.

-- Taigert - Milan, IN

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#6 posted 09-10-2015 09:08 PM

Hey what model is that Jet band saw? Mine is a JBS 14. I would like to get a riser for mine just want to make sure it will fit before I spent the money cheaps I seen is 129.00

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