Believe it or not, it’s the nature of a bandsaw to drift either left or right of being perfectly parallel with the bandsaw fence.  It doesn’t have to do with the quality of a bandsaw. But it’s not necessarily the quality of the blade, either: if you swap the bandsaw blade with a new quality …Read More

After hours at our stores this month, we’ve been hosting a series of  seminars called How to Get The Most Out of Your Bandsaw (info). Our demonstrator, Joe, has a pile of smart jigs for doing operations like pattern cutting, repetitive curve cutting, log slicing, and so on. But what really caught my eye was …Read More

So you want 1/8″ thick exotic wood, or maybe thinner? Or slice a 3/4″ thick board into some 1/4″ thick pieces? It’s a common question from our customers.  “Can you slice a thicker board into numerous thinner boards?”  It’s a sensible question because it seems like a big waste of wood to plane a 3/4″ …Read More