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    OO Blocks For a Bandsaw

    The fastest way to cut square tubing is to rotate it in the bandsaw vise so the corners contact the jaws and the vise ways. To stabilize the stock, I was using V blocks. But these blocks take up a lot of the vise's capacity plus do not provide a lot of axial support. So now I use "OO" blocks. Same function but much longer. They are also easy to make if you have some round stock and J-B Weld. Even easier if you have access to a welder.

    If you are interested, please see

    https://rick.sparber.org/OOBlock.pdf

    Your comments are welcome. All of us are smarter than any one of us.


    Thanks,

    Rick
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    Thanks Rick! We've added your OO Blocks to our Workholding category, as well as to your builder page: Rick's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:



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