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Band Saw vs. Scroll Saw: Which Should You Buy? [Updated 2022]

There are a lot of differences between a band saw and a scroll saw. Scroll saws are used for smaller projects while band saws are used for bigger projects. If you want to know more about band saws vs scroll saws then check our post

A Band Saw and a Scroll Saw may perform the same basic function but they are different tools.  A common question among those getting started in woodworking is which one should you buy?  To help you answer that question, we will explore the differences between a Band saw vs Scroll saw. What’s the Difference Between … Read more

6 Different Types Of Bandsaws: Which One You Need?

If you are a woodworker then you need to know about different types of bandsaws. There are a lot of different types, but only 6 of them are important. Learn how to use them and you will get better results.

Are you on the lookout for a band saw? Do you want to know the market options available for you to pick from? If your answer is yes, then you will love to read through this. When you are done with this article, you will discover the types of band saws available, familiarize yourself with … Read more

How To Fold (And Unfold) Bandsaw Blades (12 Steps)

Before you start working with a bandsaw you need to unfold the blade and after you are done you have to fold the blade. You have to do this to protect the blade and yourself. But, not everyone knows how to fold and unfold bandsaw blades. You can learn that with 12 steps.

At first glance, folding and unfolding bandsaw blades seem like a very intimidating task. You might have asked yourself at one time or the other; “how do people fold these sharp blades into coils?” If you have ever wondered how to fold and unfold bandsaw blades, then you will like to read through this article. … Read more

How to Measure Band Saw Tires: Learn How To Install Them

Knowing how to measure bandsaw tires can save you a lot of time. Keep in mind, that you need to change the tires after a while. That's why you need to know how to install bandsaw tires too.

Measuring your band saw tires is a relatively easy task to do. The desired tire will typically measure 2 inches less than the diameter of the machine you are operating. You can easily determine the size of your band saw wheel by measuring its diameter with measuring tape and subtracting the 2 inches from this … Read more

How To Cut Metal With Band Saw?

Can bandsaws cut metal? Yes, there are some models that can, but you need special blades to do that. Once you get the blades then you need to know how to cut metal with a bandsaw. The process isn't very hard if you already know how to use a bandsaw.

Metal is not a material on which you can do easy cuts. It is even harder when you need to make angled or curved cuts. Cutting metal requires more skills than when cutting wood. You may hear it a lot but having a piece of basic knowledge on how the saws work can be very … Read more

Safety Tips That Every DIYer Should Know

Safety Tips for Every DIYer

DIY – Do it yourself it’s a thing you hear people talk a lot. Since people started to move to their own houses and having a low budget, they started doing tasks that normally a profession would do. At first, people only repaired small stuff. Today, people are not afraid to rip out walls, paint … Read more