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Learn everything you need to know about the most important tool in your shop!
- The 8 questions you must ask before purchasing a new or used band saw
- 4 projects to develop your band saw skills
- How to set up, maintain, and safely operate your saw
- Proper blade selection and the secrets to making straight and curved cuts
- How to use accessories, patterns, and templates
Woodworking experts would agree that the first machine to purchase for a home workshop is the band saw. From simple cuts to joinery to intricate designs, chances are whatever you need to do, you can do it with a band saw. Now, from Mark Duginske, professional woodworker and band saw expert, comes the only book you’ll need to master this versatile, safe, and indispensable power tool!
This essential guide to woodworking’s most versatile tool includes a thorough analysis on everything needed to know in order to purchase, setup, use, and maintain a band saw.
New Complete Guide to Band Saws details what you need to know before purchasing a saw—including the eight questions to ask before buying a used saw—along with topics such as a part-by-part overview of every component of the saw, techniques of set-up and alignment, choosing the right blade, and understanding hand positioning to provide any woodworker with the most complete guide to a band saw.
Special sections are devoted to band saw accessories, how to deal with common problems, and how to maintain your band saw to keep it running effectively and efficiently for years.
With an informative glossary and a valuable list of resources, this is the must-have reference for anyone looking to learn everything he or she needs to know about the band saw. Whether you’re seeking the basics or advanced techniques, it’s all here!
“Right on the money…it’s a shop manual that you’ll want to keep close at hand regardless of how seasoned a woodworker you become.”
— Canadian Woodworking
Winner of the Golden Hammer Book Award