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    Default bandsaw.

    I bought this beat up bandsaw at an auction and am going to try and renovate it .

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    Sterkte. Let us know about progress.

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    Painted the frame and machined the wheels and made new bushes for the wheels.Click image for larger version. 

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    The aluminium wheel is going to be the new blade tensioner. The old one is plastic and broken.
    Dont understand the chinese or taiwanese. The bolts are all imperial but the shaft and bearings which need to be changed are all metric.
    I intend making this a permanent vertical bandsaw, not ideal but will be a usefull addition to my shop.

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    I finally finished my bandsaw. This is a vertical /horizontal bandsaw. Most of the time its in the horizontal position. If you want to use it as a vertical bandsaw you lift it up and bolt on a table. I already own one as well as a bigger horizontal bandsaw so I chose to make it a permanent vertical bandsaw. Its a pain having to put the table on and off.
    Its obviously limited by its size but i put a bi metal blade on ,not the more common carbon blade even though it costs three times as much but it makes a big difference.
    Im very happy with it.
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    This is another view of it.Click image for larger version. 

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    Looks really good. Just don't lose some fingers.
    Choose life

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