I have a large piece of highly figured maple that I will use to build the back for an upright bass. The top is straight split spruce that I have split into a bookmatched set and I am looking to do the same for the back. I am looking to build this bass using all hand tools and I am...
I mainly make skateboards, and I've wanted for years to make my own veneers. I managed to get a free thickness planer that I used to make a few veneers, but it was pretty beat already and didn't last long.
Now that it's dead, I'd really like to be able to resaw my veneers, and a bandsaw seems...
I've started delving into re-sawing lumber and I've run into a snag I was hoping someone could help me with. Facts:
I'm using a 1950 Delta Milwaukee 14" band saw
I'm using a 1/2" 4TPI blade that's seen little use
The motor isn't starved nor bogging down.
The guide blocks and bearings are...
Based upon the bandsaws you've used or seen in action, do you have any comparisons or observations of:
(1) Powermatic's PM1800
(2) Grissly's G0568
(3) MiniMax's MM20
I'm searching for a bandsaw which can comfortably handle up to an 18" resaw. My little shop can handle 110-220v 1PH. Any...