This video shows you a proof of concept alternative to the horizontal cylinder for a horizontal band saw. It relies on friction which is controlled by vibration to set the down feed:
Paul Jones (12-25-2014)
Interesting concept and looks very easy to build as compared to the designs with pistons.
It is certainly not as fool proof as a piston but sure uses fewer parts.
Thanks Rick! I've added your Bandsaw Lowering Device to our Bandsaws category, as well as to your builder page: Rick Sparber's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:
Bandsaw Lowering Device by Rick Sparber
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