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Reduce strain on your band saw when resawing by first cutting guide kerfs on the table saw.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER Sep 1985 (v.1#3) pg. 17

Tip on making compound band saw cuts involves leaving a thin "hinge" of wood so the second cut is made before the first piece is removed.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #57 Feb 1997 pg. 30

Technique for band sawing inside curves.
AMERICAN WOODWORKER #73 Jun 1999 pg. 22

Advice on how avoid trouble when ripping wood on a band saw.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1992 (v.15#8) pg. 7

Technique for cutting curves smaller (tighter) than a band saw blade can turn.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #368 May 1996 (v.46#5) pg. 13

Curved edge joint system. How to use a band saw to cut close-fitting joints along a curving line between two contrasting woods.
FINE WOODWORKING #13 Nov 1978 pg. 15

Tip: Use double-sided tape to band saw, drill and edge-sand several duplicate parts at once.
FINE WOODWORKING #21 Mar-Apr 1980 pg. 16

Tip: How to cut tenons on round pieces, such as chair rungs, using a band saw.
FINE WOODWORKING #27 Mar-Apr 1981 pg. 18

Straight-line cutting and the band saw touch. How to adjust the guides and fence to facilitate accurate cutting of straight lines.
FINE WOODWORKING #27 Mar-Apr 1981 pg. 84

Tip: Use hot-melt glue to temporarily reattach discards when band sawing complex shapes.
FINE WOODWORKING #37 Nov-Dec 1982 pg. 26

Tip: How to true the end of a turning square using a band saw.
FINE WOODWORKING #44 Jan-Feb 1984 pg. 10

Patternsawing. How to make identical pieces on a table saw and a band saw.
FINE WOODWORKING #47 Jul-Aug 1984 pg. 54

Tips on resawing using a band saw. Includes suggestions on set up and blade sharpening.
FINE WOODWORKING #48 Sep-Oct 1984 pg. 16

Tips on band sawing a tight radius (under 1").
FINE WOODWORKING #56 Jan-Feb 1986 pg. 16

More on band sawn veneer. Technique for band sawing thick veneers from a plank uses a long, straight fence and fine blades. Veneer is sawed to the finished thickness without planing or sanding, thus reducing waste. Also includes a glue-up jig for edge-gluing the veneers before pressing them.
FINE WOODWORKING #58 May-Jun 1986 pg. 44

Advice on the feasibility of occasional cutting of mild steel on a band saw.
FINE WOODWORKING #96 Sep-Oct 1992 pg. 22

Producing wavy shapes on the band saw to use for lampposts, canes, balusters, and newel posts. This technique leaves no waste and has the option for a hole through the center without drilling
FINE WOODWORKING #113 Jul-Aug 1995 pg. 16

Tip on using hot glue to secure laminations when cutting multiple identical parts on a band saw.
FINE WOODWORKING #113 Jul-Aug 1995 pg. 22

Tip for ripping crooked stock on a band saw involves attaching a straightedge to the stock which then rides in the miter gauge slot.
FINE WOODWORKING #114 Sep-Oct 1995 pg. 14

Tip on using a band saw to remove most of the waste before profiling the edge of a raised panel on a shaper.
FINE WOODWORKING #115 Nov-Dec 1995 pg. 22

Band saw basics. Covers buying guidelines, adjusting the saw for use, basic cutting techniques and safety tips. Also includes "professional" tips on (1) cutting a hollow cylinder, (2) cutting pieces with parallel curves, (3) use of a pivot block for resawing and (4) making crossed-kerf cuts on turning blanks and diagonal rip cuts in square stock. Diagrams are furnished for making an auxiliary extension table for cutting large work pieces, a resaw pivot block and a V-cradle.
HOME MECHANIX #682 Feb 1985 (v.81) pg. 80

Eight tricks and accessories to make more versatile cuts on a band saw.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1967 (v.128#1) pg. 160

Five tricks with a band saw include cutting spirals in dowels, slicing a cylinder lengthwise, and duplicating curves.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1965 (v.187#2) pg. 136

Tip shows how to make relief cuts to eliminate saw binding when cutting unusual shapes on a band saw.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #99 Nov 1997 (v.17#5) pg. 14

Tip: Use double-faced carpet tape to cut exact duplicates on a band saw.
WOOD MAGAZINE #2 Nov-Dec 1984 (v.1#2) pg. 26

Seven techniques that can increase the usefulness of your band saw. (1) Straight cuts. (2) Precise parallel curves. (3) Chamfers. (4) Cutting circles. (5) Precise arcs. (6) Compound sawing. (7) Multiple cuts. Jigs shown include a chamfer fence, extension table for circle cutting, and arc trammel.
WOOD MAGAZINE #15 Feb 1987 (v.4#1) pg. 40
Added Info WOOD MAGAZINE #18 Aug 1987 (v.4#4) pg. 10

Tip on resawing 3" or larger material using a 14" band saw.
WOOD MAGAZINE #27 Feb 1989 (v.6#1) pg. 89

Spotlight on band saw safety.
WOOD MAGAZINE #75 Dec 1994 (v.11#9) pg. 48

How to make cuts greater that 45 degrees with a table saw or band saw.
WOOD MAGAZINE #100 Nov 1997 (v.14#7) pg. 88

Tip recommends making a warning sign for a band saw that tells whether or not there is tension on the blade.
WOOD MAGAZINE #109 Nov 1998 (v.15#7) pg. 32

Eliminate chip-out when using table saw, router, jointer, band saw, scroll saw, jig saw, and portable circular saw.
WOOD MAGAZINE #135 Sep 2001 (v.18#6) pg. 68

Tip: Use double sided tape to fasten pieces of wood together when cutting duplicates on band saw.
WOODSMITH #23 Sep 1982 pg. 3

Tips on adjusting a band saw when preparing to cut cabriole legs.
WOODSMITH #43 Jan-Feb 1986 pg. 19

How to eliminate drift when resawing on a band saw.
WOODSMITH #51 Jun 1987 pg. 18

Tip: Use staples driven into edges when cutting two identical pieces on a band saw.
WOODSMITH #56 Apr 1988 pg. 3

Tips on adjusting band saw side guides when cutting dovetails.
WOODSMITH #66 Dec 1989 pg. 23

Tips on ripping cupped boards with a table saw and a band saw.
WOODSMITH #96 Dec 1994 (v.16) pg. 29

The craft of cabinetmaking. Part 3. Resawing using a band saw. Controlling sawdust.
WOODWORKER #1090 Sep 1984 (v.88) pg. 576

Tip: Use rubber cement to hold work pieces together when cutting multiples on a band saw.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1988 (v.12#1) pg. 53

Dutch turning. A band saw technique yields a symmetrical look without the lathe. Fabricating a set of square wooden chessmen using this technique.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1992 (v.16#1) pg. 17