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    Lightbulb Rolling base and motor mount for 20" woodgears bandsaw

    Hi all,

    For a while now my home made bandsaw has been clamped to a furniture dolly, at the wrong height, and with a temporary 1/2 hp motor clamped to the frame.

    In the following two videos, I get the base and casters sorted, and I manufacture and fit a steel motor mount for my replacement 2hp motor, from some old C channel.

    Base and casters:


    Motor mount:


    If you look back through my past videos, you can also find the videos where I modify the rotor of the replacement motor, to turn off the threads, build up the shaft, and then slot it for a keyway, and make a keyed pulley to suit.

    Next up on the bandsaw build is lower enclosure and then finishing with paint on the bare steel, and oil on the bare wood.

    Cheers,
    Craig

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    Thanks craig9! We've added your Bandsaw Base to our Bandsaws category,
    as well as to your builder page: craig9's Homemade Tools. Your receipt:





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