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xx   SAW

Stationary power tools. Some thoughts for the beginner. Looks at table saw, radial arm saw, jointer, shaper, band saw, lathe, and thickness planer.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Sep 1985 (v.1#3) pg. 20

Band saw, queen of the power tools. Tips on setup and use.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Summer 1987 (v.3#2) pg. 44

Buyer's guide to band saws. A look at the features of mid-size machines (12" to 18" range).
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Sep-Oct 1989 (v.5#5) pg. 24

Buyer's guide to band saws. A test of 21 models.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #38 May-Jun 1994 pg. 38
Correction AMERICAN WOODWORKER #39 Jul-Aug 1994 pg. 4

Buyer's guide to band saws.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #41 1995 Tool Buyer's Guide pg. 68

Buyer's guide to band saws.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #48 1996 Tool Buyer's Guide pg. 72

A buyer's guide to bench top and floor model band saws.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #55 1997 Tool Buyer's Guide pg. 58

Buyer's guide to band saws.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #62 1998 Tool Buyer's Guide pg. 50

Buyer's guide to band saws.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #69 1999 Tool Buyer's Guide pg. 52

Shop test of eight midsize band saws (14" to 16" category).
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #70 Dec 1998 pg. 44

Annual buyer's guide to band saws.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #76 Fall-Winter 1999 pg. 28

How to buy a band saw.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #90 Nov 2001 pg. 23

A cut above. A guide to making simple, high-quality cuts on the band saw. Emphasis is on adjusting the saw and sharpening the blade.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jan 1987 (v.10#4) pg. 47
Added Info CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul 1987 (v.10#10) pg. 6

The better band saw. Using and tuning the most versatile power tool in the workshop.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jul 1989 (v.12#10) pg. 10

Tips on building a band saw from the kit supplied by Gilliom Mfg. Inc.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #244 Dec 1983 (v.33#10) pg. 36

Using tools. The band saw. A cutting tool with many purposes.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #251 Sep 1984 (v.34#7) pg. 12

Bench-top band saws. Tips on selection and use.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #359 Jun 1995 (v.45#6) pg. 64

One man tells which three power tools are the most important to have in the shop of a serious woodworker.
FINE WOODWORKING #1 Winter 1975 pg. 36

Precision. Accurate woodworking tips from steel-rule die makers. Includes proving a table saw, adjusting band saw and jigsaws, accurate measurement, cutting to precise dimensions with a table saw, precision crosscutting, step and repeat, use of ice-pick to safely cut small pieces on a table saw, and miter gauge adjustment.
FINE WOODWORKING #17 Jul-Aug 1979 pg. 71

Tip: How to make the rubber tires for a band saw if the commercial ones are no longer available.
FINE WOODWORKING #18 Sep-Oct 1979 pg. 30

Chart shows the specifications for 21 small and medium-sized band saws.
FINE WOODWORKING #19 Nov-Dec 1979 pg. 96

Tip: Modifying the Powermatic 141 band saw to gain additional depth of cut.
FINE WOODWORKING #20 Jan-Feb 1980 pg. 12

Tips on improving the Rockwell 14" band saw.
FINE WOODWORKING #21 Mar-Apr 1980 pg. 10
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #22 May-Jun 1980 pg. 12

Tips on beefing up the Gilliom kit-built band saw.
FINE WOODWORKING #23 Jul-Aug 1980 pg. 8

Tredle powered band saw is built from a 12" Gilliom Mfg. Co. kit and some used bicycle and auto parts. Photos show general arrangement for tredle, but no construction details are shown.
FINE WOODWORKING #24 Sep-Oct 1980 pg. 63

The basics of the band saw. Setting up and using this versatile machine.
FINE WOODWORKING #27 Mar-Apr 1981 pg. 82

Tip: Balance band saw wheels by wrapping solder around the spokes where needed.
FINE WOODWORKING #38 Jan-Feb 1983 pg. 22

Tip on permanently balancing band saw wheels.
FINE WOODWORKING #39 Mar-Apr 1983 pg. 8

Tip: Use "rubber bands" cut from truck inner tubes as replacement tires on band saw wheels.
FINE WOODWORKING #39 Mar-Apr 1983 pg. 8

Tips on truing-up the wooden wheels found in a Gilliom or other homemade band saw.
FINE WOODWORKING #39 Mar-Apr 1983 pg. 28

Tips on adjusting the blade and wheels on the small Inca band saw.
FINE WOODWORKING #42 Sep-Oct 1983 pg. 6

Tips on adjusting a Hitachi B600A band saw.
FINE WOODWORKING #44 Jan-Feb 1984 pg. 14

Tip on repairing a plastic idler wheel found on an inexpensive band saw by using epoxy cement.
FINE WOODWORKING #57 Mar-Apr 1986 pg. 4

Home-shop band saws. Selecting and tuning a mid-size machine. Includes information on selecting and tensioning of blades.
FINE WOODWORKING #63 Mar-Apr 1987 pg. 62
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #64 May-Jun 1987 pg. 4
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #65 Jul-Aug 1987 pg. 6, 18
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #66 Sep-Oct 1987 pg. 4
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #67 Nov-Dec 1987 pg. 6
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #73 Nov-Dec 1988 pg. 20

Shop made 20" band saw is built from construction-grade lumber and interior-grade plywood. This five-speed saw is powered by a 1/2-HP motor. Est. cost: $72.
FINE WOODWORKING #65 Jul-Aug 1987 pg. 60

Tip: Use automobile wheel-balancing weights to balance band saw wheels.
FINE WOODWORKING #71 Jul-Aug 1988 pg. 10

Adjusting band saw wheels. Making small alignment changes to improve performance.
FINE WOODWORKING #75 Mar-Apr 1989 pg. 75
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #77 Jul-Aug 1989 pg. 6, 26

Correcting the problem of a blade not tracking in the center of band saw wheels, especially on older saws with flat wheels.
FINE WOODWORKING #76 May-Jun 1989 pg. 18

Troubleshooting tips for a band saw with excessive vibration.
FINE WOODWORKING #79 Nov-Dec 1989 pg. 24
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #82 May-Jun 1990 pg. 12

Those new bench top tools. Part 4. Band saws.
HOMEOWNER Apr 1984 (v.9#3) pg. 57

Shop-tool basics. Part 5. Band-saws. The art of making graceful curves and corners, blade selection, jig for resawing, jig for cutting tubes and pipes, etc.
HOMEOWNER Sep 1986 (v.11#7) pg. 69

Shop-tool basics. Part 8. How to maintain power-tool accuracy. Guidelines for adjusting a drill press, radial arm saw, table saw, miter gauge, and band saws.
HOMEOWNER Dec 1986 (v.11#10) pg. 61

How to get the most out of the band saw. Both techniques and jigs shown.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #458 Jul 1966 (v.62) pg. 96

Basic band saw is built from two automobile wheel hubs, a piece of channel iron, and an electric motor. Est. cost: $100.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #666 Nov 1983 (v.79) pg. 20

Industrial-quality band saw is built from VW wheels and tires, attached to a steel framework, and enclosed in a plywood cabinet. Est. cost: $100.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #84 Nov-Dec 1983 pg. 172

Make a bicycle-powered band saw from two bicycle wheels and conduit.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #93 May-Jun 1985 pg. 132

Excerpt from the book "Pedal Power", published by Rodale Press, shows how an old band saw can be converted to be powered by a treadle.
ORGANIC GARDENING Jun 1977 (v.24#6) pg. 83

Shopping for a band saw. How they work, what is available, and tips on their use.
PARENTS HOME Sep 1981 (v.5#10) pg. 42

Power-tool stand for jigsaw, drill press, jointer saw, and band saw include storage shelves and cabinets.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1969 (v.132#1) pg. 178

Build this 12" band saw. It uses V-pulleys for wheels, V-belts for tires, has tension and tracking controls and a plywood cabinet and tilt table. Est. cost: $50.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1974 (v.141#5) pg. 155

Workshop minicourse. Band saw basics.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1979 (v.151#2) pg. 37

How to make a miniature band saw. Plans must be ordered.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1979 (v.152#5) pg. 143

Workshop minicourse. Band saw basics.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1979 (v.152#6) pg. 98

Workshop minicourse. More about the band saw.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1980 (v.153#1) pg. 116

Comparing band saws.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1963 (v.183#5) pg. 174

The straight story of the curve cutters. A comparison of band saws and jig saws. What is available and tips on their use.
POPULAR SCIENCE Nov 1974 (v.205#5) pg. 114

Selecting the correct curve-cutting saw to use (jigsaw, band saw, or saber saw) and tips on its use.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1983 (v.222#4) pg. 137

Buying a band saw. General advice on the various designs, features, etc.
SCALE WOODCRAFT #4 Spring 1986 pg. 40

Band saws. Finding one that's right for you. 20 different models are compared. Tips on construction, quality, capacity, etc.
WOOD MAGAZINE #15 Feb 1987 (v.4#1) pg. 50

Band saws. A buyer's guide to 26 machines.
WOOD MAGAZINE #38 Oct 1990 (v.7#6) pg. 50

A shoppers' guide to 12 popular models of band saws.
WOOD MAGAZINE #51 Apr 1992 (v.9#3) pg. 66
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #55 Oct 1992 (v.9#7) pg. 9
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #59 Feb 1993 (v.10#2) pg. 6
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #75 Dec 1994 (v.11#9) pg. 77

Buyer's guide to 23 band saws.
WOOD MAGAZINE #65 Nov 1993 (v.10#8) pg. 48

Stationary band saws. Guidelines on what to look for and tests of 10 models.
WOOD MAGAZINE #102 Winter 1997 (v.14#9) pg. 50

User test of seven mid-priced band saws ($500-$900).
WOOD MAGAZINE #144 Oct 2002 (v.19#6) pg. 74

Band saw basics. Tips on what carvers should look for when choosing a band saw.
WOODCARVING #30 Oct 1996 pg. 40

Tips on how to build your own high quality 16" band saw.
WOODENBOAT #45 Mar-Apr 1982 pg. 33

Band saw basics. How to fine-tune a band saw.
WOODSMITH #51 Jun 1987 pg. 16
Added Info WOODSMITH #52 Aug 1987 pg. 23

Tool truths. Part 19. Saw savvy. Advice for the wood turner on selecting and using a band saw to prepare turning blanks.
WOODTURNING #65 Jul 1998 pg. 69

Wooden stand for a band saw features wheels on the back legs for mobility and two storage drawers.
WOODWORKER #1064 Jul 1982 (v.86) pg. 470

A three-wheel band saw you can build. Throat depth is 19". Maximum cutting height is 4". Uses a 91" blade. Built from metal and wooden parts.
WOODWORKER #1106 Jan 1986 (v.90#1) pg. 39

Machining wood. Your expert guide. All you need to know about the basic equipment, what it does, how to use it safely, and how to make it work for you. Part 4. Band saw.
WOODWORKER #1107 Feb 1986 (v.90#2) pg. 124
Added Info WOODWORKER #1110 May 1986 (v.90#5) pg. 439

Tips on cutting large circles on a band saw without having the blade start cutting in towards the center.
WOODWORKER Jul 1989 (v.93#7) pg. 623

Band saw basics. Choosing a machine, types of blades, changing blades, troubleshooting, etc.
WOODWORKER Nov 1994 (v.98#11) pg. 62

Band saw setup. Step-by-step guide to adjusting the typical 14" band saw.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1987 (v.11#6) pg. 16

Tip on reconditioning the rubber tires found on band saws.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1989 (v.13#2) pg. 6

Bench top band saws. A buyer's guide to 8 models.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1994 (v.18#3) pg. 21
Correction WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1994 (v.18#4) pg. 5

Basic instructions on the use of a band saw.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1965 (v.21#3) pg. 34

Build a band saw sweeper that works whenever the saw is running to keep the wheels free of resin and sawdust.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1976 (v.32#5) pg. 79

Tips on building a band saw from a kit manufactured by the Gilliom Mfg. Co.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1978 (v.34#5) pg. 96

Shop built band saw has 42-inch throat. Oversize wooden case and stand are used along with 12" band saw parts from Gilliom Mfg. Inc. (St.Charles, MO). Est. cost: $250.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1982 (v.38#3) pg. 110

A most versatile tool is the band saw. What is available and tips on their use.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1983 (v.39#5) pg. 100

Use-test of the Rockwell Model 14 band saw with a 6" or 12" depth of cut. Includes instructions for making a pivot block which fits over the rip fence and aids in resawing.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1984 (v.40#1) pg. 77