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Finishing a Bridle Joint on a Bandsaw

When it comes to wood joinery, bridle joints are incredibly strong. One way to make the bridle of the joint is on the bandsaw. It takes correct setting of the fence, scrap pieces, and test cuts, but once you’ve got it set up you’ll find that it’s easy to make a great fitting joint.

The Complete Bandsaw Skills Bundle

Description Bundle: The Complete Bandsaw Skills Collection With over 4 1/2 hours of instruction, this collection combines two in-depth video classes from Woodworkers Guild of America and four video download tips – focused specifically on bandsaws and their many functions. Together, these videos will provide you with invaluable instruction and will help you get more…

Bandsaw Jigs Class DVD

Description Class DVD: Bandsaw Jigs The bandsaw is already an incredibly versatile tool, allowing you to make cuts no other machine in a shop can do. From sawing logs to doing joinery to cutting fine details, a bandsaw can do it all, and more. You can take your bandsaw even further by building and learning…

Miter Gauge Bandsaw Fence

Here’s a great solution if you’ve been struggling with a resaw fence for your bandsaw. The solution for this problem is probably already in your shop. In this woodworking video, we’ll show you how to make your own bandsaw fence. You’ll find that it’s easy to position and easy to adjust for drift compensation. It…

Ask WWGOA: Bandsaw Resaw Blade Size

Q: I just picked up an older 14” bandsaw on Craigslist, and I want to set it up to do resawing. What kind of blade should I get? I’ve seen carbide tipped resaw blades; will those give me my best quality? A: Congrats on picking up a bandsaw; you’re going to love the versatility that…

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Making Compound Cuts on the Bandsaw

Bandsaws provide a unique capability to create large scale, curvaceous compound cuts. Just think of the capabilities that this provides for projects such as a cabriole leg, duck decoy, spatula, etc. The possibilities for three dimensional shaping are virtually endless with a bandsaw! This cool process can actually be performed using two dimensional patterns that…

Bandsaw Safety

Gruesome, but true; butcher shops use bandsaws to cut steaks. That tells you that a bandsaw, used improperly, can do a lot of damage. We want to make sure you’re taking every safety precaution when you use a bandsaw for your woodworking projects. This video provides you with bandsaw rules of the road that will…

Making Bandsawn Letters

Jimmy Diresta spent a bunch of time as a kid cutting names out of boards, working for his Dad at events like fairs. He developed some great techniques for easily laying out and cutting the letters, all done freehand. This is a very fun and fast way to make bandsaw letters, and provides you with…