14" Four Speed Woodworking Band Saw. Timberwolf blades. Latest Projects | The only down side is not having a longer bar for the guide arm. Lower Wheel brush to keep the junk from jamming up the tires… After reading this review and a few others, I found this bandsaw on Craigslist here in Denver and decided to buy it. However, in the pursuit of honesty, I humbly admit to my oversight. Since I was not in the market for a small bandsaw I filed it away under useful info and moved on. Amazing deals on this 14In 4 Speed Woodworking Band Saw at Harbor Freight. If you think you will be re sawing quite a bit maye a 3-4TPI would suit you better but if it is occasional I would stik wit hthe 6TPI as it is a cleaner cut for plywood and thin stock.You could even consider a 1/16” blade over an 1/8” if you want depending on how tight you would want to be turning on the bandsaw. You will not be sanding your jointer top away so don’t worry. Heck the table was even still wrapped in plastic, slathered in grease. They break easily. I was looking at buying a larger bandsaw (19”+) for the shop and came across some blogs on the internet about the HF bandsaw and how well it worked for the money. I use GooGone and a synthetic steel wool pad and scrub like mad in a circular motion. I figure that will at least cover my bases in the near future. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user. HF 14" band saw upgrades 07-24-2009, 08:46 AM. I bought a used joiner and it has rust on the planing surface. you paid only 115$ new for your harbor freight one? Next I slap on 320 grit to my random orbital sander and go at it. Registration is simple and free and removes most advertising. Since I was not in the market for a small bandsaw I filed it away under useful info and moved on. #5. Find Your Local Harbor Freight Store. I’m looking forward to assembling this saw upon our return from vacation and seeing what it’s capable of tackling. It was not a direct bolt on as described in the write up…so anyone attempting to do this be forewarned…however, it works as if it was after some modifications…..10” re-saw might be pushing realistic on this saw with the right blade and the price was right…. dbhost has been tricking out his HF 14" for a while, he and a few others might have some info. The wheel brushes are in the works right now and that is mostly the reason I attached the blade guard with 1” thick wood to add support for future adaptation. ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣. Why did you use g4106 and not H3051?THX. #4. Model 33208. As for the riser kit. This page was generated at 04:33 PM. I now have 10-1/8” re-saw capacity that I will probably not use on the saw (but it is nice to know I have it). -- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker.". Thanks for sharing. After that I use Johnson’s paste wax and apply heavy and rub it in. I noticed my oversight when I went back down to the basement to get something for our upcoming trip. The trunions underneath are paper thin cast something or other. It is the best all around blade for a saw this size for sure. I’m also thinking about performing some of the modifications listed above. So since I was buying a new aluminum throat plate and a long tensions knob, the riser kit fit into the lowest shipping cost (just barely) and got everything I wanted from Grizzly for $25. -- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful. One place to go for this kind of help is Iturra Designs in Jacksonville, FL. While I like the quick release tension lever you did, for me it was to much of an investment for this saw. | Privacy Policy THX, yes I saw that on Grizzly, 16 vs 60, I would’ve done the same for that saw. Central Machinery 32208 14" 4 speed woodworking band saw. Bought it used from a guy who used it once or twice. Compare to. So I got the complete bandsaw, in it’s entirety, new, in-box for $150. It does ok in it’s original form but the mods you made look like it’s a vast improvement. At this point, I don’t have a need to add the riser, but that could change any day. #5. | Copyright I did so on a whim. Brand new in the box. If your only tool is a hammer, you tend to treat all problems as if they were nails. Really good blades. Anyway, they can walk you through picking the right blades. I opened the box and took pieces and parts out one at a time so I could carry them from my detached garage down into my basement, as I didn’t have a helper. I should just be able to touch them up with some Rustoleum or something and that should be fine. Mobile base. Harbor Freight riser block kit. However, for now, I’m just happy I was able to procure this saw, in new condition for such a great price. It will do anything you want with wood under 6” thick with a good Timberwolf blade on it. -- Better woodworking through old hand tools. I offered him $115 for it and the deal was done. You must register before you can post: click the register link above to proceed. It's buy 3 get 1 free from Suffolk if the sale is still on. It was not a direct fit to say the least but it works perfect with a little effort and was a lot cheaper. -- Wow, that was easy. This four speed woodworking band saw is ready to get to work with tilting table and miter gauge $ 399 99. I was wondering about that stand thing…good to see you got it all. If you were going to get only 2 blades, I would suggest this a 1/4” 6tpi and and an 1/8” blade with the same. ... 14 in. ©2020 Verticalscope Inc. All Rights Reserved. I must admit, you got a GREAT deal on the saw, and riser block… Way to go! Their catalog is about an inch thick, and is a whole lot more than just a catalog. | 4 Speed Woodworking Band Saw. I’ve got this saw. If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. I don’t know how I missed it, but the stand for the bandsaw was in the box with all the other pieces and parts. The new Porter Cable 14” bandsaw offering (saw one assembled at Lowes) is almost a dead ringer for the HF saw. I already have several projects on my “to do list” that this will enable me to proceed with, allowing me to forego the tediousness of a coping saw, etc. I don’t have the stand for it and will probably just end up building one out of some spare plywood and MDF I’ve got sitting around, probably just using pocket hole joinery since it’s fast and sturdy. I will be building a ratcheting arm for it shortly. 4 Speed Woodworking Band Saw. Manage Consent. Grizzly tension release mod. There are a lot of pics and video there of what I did. I picked mine as I resaw some pretty green stuff, not to mention cutting bowl blanks... All times are GMT-5. Have fun with it. I am running 1/2", 3/8", and 1/4". I turn the handle 10 times and I am good to go (about 20 seconds). I was just so intent on carrying it all in that I guess I missed it. Accura Micro Adjustable Roller Bearing Blade guides. In-Store Only Add to My List. I am going to have to take the measurements again and do a full write up… But it was EASY to do, and WELL worth the time and $$. Don’t worry about the riser block, and don’t worry about a special blade for resaw. To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Although I really do appreciate some of the beautiful benches and work stations on here, I just need something functionally sturdy at this point.

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