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    new video: a simple means of slowing the down feed on a horizontal bandsaw

    This is a refinement of my last design which simulates a hydraulic cylinder for a low cost 4x6 horizontal/vertical band saw. The improvements in this design came from discussion on the yahoo 4x6bandsaw group. The intent is to employ this mechanism occasionally. If you do a lot of sawing of thin stock, a hydraulic cylinder is your best bet:


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    Thanks Rick! I've added your Friction Rod Downfeed to our Bandsaws category, as well as to your builder page: Rick Sparber's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:


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    Another great contribution, Rick!



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