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Homemade Wood Bandsaw Conversion To Metal Cutting


Wood Bandsaw Conversion To Metal Cutting

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BUILDER:
Paul Ruggles and John Ulaszek on web.archive.org
DESCRIPTION:
Homemade conversion of a Ridgid wood bandsaw into a metal-cutting saw. Belt-driven pulleys connected to the original motor slow the blade speed and increase torque to facilitate metal cutting.
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Mar 26, 2014 3:18 PM
Caboose
Very well engineered! I just built and installed  this on my  Ridig bandsaw and it works great!. I bought pulleys here and there, so I would recommend anyone that is not buying  pulleys from the vendor the instructions advise, make the shafts longer than 6 inches. 7 inches worked for me. I would recommend this conversion to anyone.
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Caboose says:
Mar 26, 2014 3:18 PM
Very well engineered! I just built and installed  this on my  Ridig bandsaw and it works great!. I bought pulleys here and there, so I would recommend anyone that is not buying  pulleys from the vendor the instructions advise, make the shafts longer than 6 inches. 7 inches worked for me. I would recommend this conversion to anyone.

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