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Crosscut round stock on a band saw or table saw using this V-block jig with a guide strip to fit the miter gauge slot.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER May-Jun 1989 (v.5#3) pg. 10

Jig for squaring a short log on a band saw.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #56 Dec 1996 pg. 32

Band saw jig to cut miniature spline miters.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #68 Oct 1998 pg. 36

Band saw jigs and techniques to handle unusual situations. (1) Cutting multiples using a template. (2) Cutting circles of various diameters. (3) Making compound cuts (such as cabriole legs). (4) Resawing fence. (5) Blade adjustment. (6) Band-sawn dovetails.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #74 Aug 1999 pg. 42

Accessories and tips to maximize the performance and safety of your stationary shop tools.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #91 Dec 2001 pg. 38

Band saw stand and storage unit. Plywood cabinet supports a Rockwell 10" band saw.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Feb 1984 (v.7#5) pg. 21, 25

Tip on using a peel-and-stick floor tile to keep small pieces of wood from falling through the blade slot.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Sep 1995 (v.18#12) pg. 8

Clear plastic auxiliary table for your band saw makes it easier to cut small pieces.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #286 Feb 1988 (v.38#2) pg. 84

Tip: Place a band saw on casters to facilitate cutting curves in thick timbers.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #17 Oct-Nov 1983 pg. 14

Sketch for a Vee-block used in resawing lumber on a band saw.
FINE WOODWORKING #5 Winter 1976 pg. 13

Jig for cutting perfect circles on a band saw.
FINE WOODWORKING #6 Spring 1977 pg. 12

A pivoting jig for cutting perfect circles on a band saw. Features an easily movable center pin to change circle sizes.
FINE WOODWORKING #16 May-Jun 1979 pg. 16

Overhanging jig for table saw or band saw is used to produce exact duplicates from a master pattern.
FINE WOODWORKING #25 Nov-Dec 1980 pg. 20

A band saw sawmill. Sliding carriage table is used to saw logs into lumber using a band saw. Saw up to 7" diameter logs on a 12" band saw.
FINE WOODWORKING #27 Mar-Apr 1981 pg. 86

Roller hold-in jig for resawing lumber on a band saw.
FINE WOODWORKING #32 Jan-Feb 1982 pg. 14

This shop made rip fence is adjustable for drift angle of the band saw blade.
FINE WOODWORKING #46 May-Jun 1984 pg. 14

Band saw jig for cutting identical curved blocks.
FINE WOODWORKING #47 Jul-Aug 1984 pg. 8

Simple fixture lets you duplicate a pattern quickly and accurately on a band saw.
FINE WOODWORKING #66 Sep-Oct 1987 pg. 8

Fixture to cut accurate miters on the band saw and avoid chipping.
FINE WOODWORKING #68 Jan-Feb 1988 pg. 10

Sawing veneers on the band saw. This tall rip fence and adjustable fingerboard rack make the job easier.
FINE WOODWORKING #71 Jul-Aug 1988 pg. 8

Shop-built rip fence for a band saw is made from angle iron and ordinary hardware. Est. cost: $5.
FINE WOODWORKING #76 May-Jun 1989 pg. 14

Carriage for band sawing rough wood (firewood, small logs, scraps).
FINE WOODWORKING #84 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 18
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #91 Nov-Dec 1991 pg. 22

Jig for safely band sawing a short section of log into a rough circular blank.
FINE WOODWORKING #85 Nov-Dec 1990 pg. 16

Adding a shop built 12" sanding disk and adjustable table to the backside (drive pulley) of a 14" Delta band saw.
FINE WOODWORKING #89 Jul-Aug 1991 pg. 71

Band saw jig for slicing round turnings into half- or quarter-round sections.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #653 Oct 1982 (v.78) pg. 58

Mechanical two-motor speed reducer for cutting metal on a band saw.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1965 (v.124#6) pg. 152

Clamp-on band saw jig produces perfect circles.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1971 (v.136#6) pg. 160

Adjustable fence for drill press can also be used on band saw. Fence is removable to accommodate a machinist's vise holder for use when cutting or drilling metal. The vise holder can also straddle the fence of a radial arm saw.
POPULAR MECHANICS Mar 1973 (v.139#3) pg. 150

Build a rip fence for your band saw out of redwood. A spring-loaded cam makes for rapid change setting of the fence.
POPULAR MECHANICS Oct 1974 (v.142#4) pg. 157

Speed reducer for cutting metal on a wood-cutting band saw.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1975 (v.143#2) pg. 140B

Wooden jig which fits into the miter gauge slot of both a band saw and a stationary disk sander is used to rough cut and finish perfect wooden disks up to 16" in diameter. Jig has built in scale and pivot point.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1976 (v.145#1) pg. 104

Scrap wood clamped to band saw table can serve as temporary rip fence and miter gauge.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1976 (v.146#2) pg. 126

Circle-cutting jig for use on a band saw. Use to make small diameter toy wheels, gear blanks, etc.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1980 (v.154#5) pg. 182

Special jig for a saw features a piece of angle iron which rides in the miter gauge slot. Useful when cutting round or square stock.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1982 (v.158#1) pg. 47

Workshop minicourse. Resawing on a band saw. Four jigs are shown.
POPULAR MECHANICS Dec 1985 (v.162#12) pg. 40

Band saw basics. A craftsman's guide to using the band saw, your shop's most versatile saw. Includes instructions for building an extension table and adjustable circle jig.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jan 1988 (v.165#1) pg. 69

Homemade accessories for a band saw include: (1) oversize table, (2) rip fence, (3) V-block jig, (4) pivot fixture for cutting arcs, and (5) a pattern and parallel-curve guide.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jan 1971 (v.198#1) pg. 96

Nine practical make-it-yourself safety devices for power tools.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1984 (v.224#3) pg. 132

Expert on use of power tools shows just how versatile a band saw can be. General band-saw techniques. Master jig to increase a band saw's utility.
POPULAR SCIENCE May 1987 (v.230#5) pg. 68

L-shaped box on casters fits around a band saw to collect wood scraps.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #53 Mar 1990 (v.9#5) pg. 8

Simple adjustable jig for making repeat cuts on a band saw.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #58 Jan 1991 (v.10#4) pg. 10

Band saw master jig. An oversized wooden table features slots for attaching various jigs (filler slide, pivot slide, fence, V-blocks, pattern-sawing guide, and parallel curves guide).
POPULAR WOODWORKING #109 Jul 1999 (v.19#3) pg. 14

Blocks for holding small pieces to be cut apart on a band saw without extreme danger to your fingers.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #111 Nov 1999 (v.19#5) pg. 22

A band saw speed reducer (20 to 1 reduction) adapts a woodcutting band saw to handle metal. This heavy-duty mechanical unit has only two gears running in an oil-filled cavity.
PROJECTS IN METAL Feb 1988 (v.1#1) pg. 22

Band saw cut-off jig for uniform lengths.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS #215 Mar 1963 (v.34#3) pg. 110

Pattern cutting on a band saw. Cut curved parts that are identical in shape using this simple band saw technique. Requires only a simple jig to follow the pattern template.
SHOPNOTES #24 Nov 1995 (v.4) pg. 8

Plywood shelf, attached to the arm of the saw, provides a space to set small work pieces.
SHOPNOTES #30 Nov 1996 (v.5) pg. 28

Quick and easy extension table for a band saw.
WOOD MAGAZINE #18 Aug 1987 (v.4#4) pg. 20

Tip: Make an acrylic plastic overlay for the ribbed (grooved) table surface of some band saws. This facilitates the movement of small work pieces.
WOOD MAGAZINE #22 Apr 1988 (v.5#2) pg. 14

Stock box is used to securely grip a chunk of burl or crotch wood when ripping or slicing on a band saw.
WOOD MAGAZINE #87 Apr 1996 (v.13#3) pg. 18

A jig for the band saw lets you cut changing bevel angles (as found on a boatbuilding station mold) in a single pass. The jig requires two people to operate, one making the cut and the second changing the angle of the table as the cut proceeds.
WOODENBOAT #124 May-Jun 1995 pg. 94

Resawing jig for use on a band saw.
WOODSMITH #6 Nov 1979 pg. 9

Using templates to make uniform curved legs for chairs. The template is attached directly to the work piece. The same template is used on both the band saw (for rough cutting) and the router table (for final shaping).
WOODSMITH #64 Aug 1989 pg. 18

Band sawn dovetails. Auxiliary band saw table facilitates use of the two jigs (tail jig, pin jig) required. Detailed instructions for making the jigs, cutting the tails and pins, removing the waste stock, and assembling.
WOODSMITH #66 Dec 1989 pg. 12, 14, 16

Build a simple, functional, enclosed stand for a band saw from plywood.
WOODTURNING #30 Mar 1995 pg. 57

Modifying a small handscrew to serve as a work holder when band sawing small parts.
WOODWORK #35 Oct 1995 pg. 10

Machining wood safely. A variety of guards, hold-downs, and adjustments that will improve safety when working with table saws, band saws, spindle molders, mortisers, planers, etc.
WOODWORKER #1113 Aug 1986 (v.90#8) pg. 667

Simple jig for cutting circles on a power fretsaw or band saw.
WOODWORKER Jun 1989 (v.93#6) pg. 552

Woodworker's jigs. A bowl making jig. Make a contemporary wooden salad bowl from only one board foot of any kind of wood, (or combination of woods). The bowl measures nearly 12" in diameter at the top and is 5" deep. This band saw jig is used to cut concentric rings which are stacked and glued to form the bowl. The bowl is then trued up on a lathe or with a sanding machine.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1978 (v.2#4) pg. 14

Resawing jig for band saws features rollers which help guide the wood through the blade.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1979 (v.3#5) pg. 13

Special band saw jig is used to cut perfectly fitting lids off of small wooden boxes which are assembled all in one piece.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1981 (v.5#4) pg. 28

Simple clamping fixture for use when band sawing identical parts.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1982 (v.6#6) pg. 50

Homemade adjustable fence for a band saw or jigsaw.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1985 (v.9#1) pg. 58
Added Info WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1985 (v.9#3) pg. 6

Jig for splitting dowels (sawing dowels in half along their length) using a band saw.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1999 (v.23#3) pg. 12

How to build a speed reducer for a 12" band saw so that it can be used for cutting metal.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1978 (v.34#3) pg. 100

Tip: Band saw speed reducer made from an old clothes dryer pulley. Lets you cut metal on a woodcutting band saw.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1981 (v.37#1) pg. 9

Tip: Simple jig to rip small logs on a band saw.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1981 (v.37#6) pg. 9

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

Band saw V-block fixture speeds preparation of turning blocks.
WORKBENCH Jan-Feb 1986 (v.42#1) pg. 22

Multispeed drive for a band saw combines an electric lawnmower motor with step pulleys and jackshaft.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1986 (v.42#6) pg. 41