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    Released bandsaw blade warning sign

    Here is a security gizmo I did to avoid any damage to myself or to the blade or to the wheels, if I happened to startup my bandsaw with its blade tension released.

    La Belle Note - Startup and blade tension

    It's a little sign I have attached to a big door magnet.

    when the tension is released, I put it like so in front of the startup switch :



    and when under tension, I put it on the side of the bandsaw, like so :



    You can download it from my site if you wish to make one.

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    kbalch (Dec 29, 2014), Paul Jones (Dec 25, 2014)

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    Thanks Christophe! I've added your Bandsaw Warning Sign to our Wood Bandsaws category, as well as to your builder page: Christophe Mineau's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:


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    Great idea. Safety is a very important aspect of working with and around tools.



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