Bandsaw Book

ISBN-10: 1561582891

ISBN-13: 9781561582891

Edition: 1999

Authors: Lonnie Bird

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Organised for ease of access, this colour-illustrated guide to the band saw provides supplementary and essential information on using band saws that often stays buried in OEM manuals or is so vague as to be of no great use.
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Book details

List price: $22.95
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Taunton Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/1/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 208
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Toolmaker Thomas Lie-Nielsen brings a unique perspective to the subject of sharpening.  He started making hand tools in 1981, after working in New York City at tool dealer Garrett Wade.  Lie-Nielsen Toolworks now makes several dozen different high-end planes and saws, based on traditional designs.Lonnie Bird, a professional woodworker specializing in period furniture, runs a woodworking school in Dandridge, Tennessee. Jeff Jewitt is a professional finisher and refinisher in Cleveland, Ohio and a contributing editor to "Fine Woodworking," Thomas Lie-Nielsen is the founder and owner of Lie-Nielsen Toolworks which manufactures high quality handtools. He lives in Warren, Maine. Andy Rae, from Asheville, North Carolina, is a professional woodworker who writes frequently for woodworking magazines and teaches woodworking. Gary Rogowski, a contributing to "Fine Woodworking," operates his own school, the Northwest Furniture Studio, in Portland Oregon.

The Versatile Bandsaw
The Bandsaw Can Do the Work of Several Tools
Bandsaw Anatomy
Types of Bandsaws
Bandsaw Features and Options
Wheels and Covers
Tension Screws and Gauges
Motors and Drivetrains
Buying a Bandsaw
What Size Saw?
Blade-Changing Considerations
Choosing Guides
Rating Overall Quality
Shopping for a New Bandsaw
Shopping for a Used Bandsaw
Bandsaw Blades
Bands of Steel
Blade Width and Thickness
Tooth Form
Choosing a Blade
Caring for Your Blades
Making Your Own Carbon-Steel Blades
Bandsaw Safety Guidelines
Fitting Dust Collection to Your Bandsaw
Tuning Your Bandsaw
Changing Blades
Tensioning Blades
Adjusting the Guides
Vibration Problems
Thrust-Bearing Problems
Guide-Block Maintenance
Basic Bandsaw Techniques
How to Cut Curves
Stacking Multiples
Ripping on the Bandsaw
Removing Bandsaw Marks
Advanced Bandsaw Techniques
Compound Curves
Bandsaw Joinery
Template Sawing
Bandsaw Jigs
Jigs for Arcs
Jigs for Circles
Fences for Resawing
Point Guides for Resawing Curves
Fences for Bandsawing Small Logs
Bandsaw Projects
Mitered Box
Connecticut Tea Table
Tea Caddy
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