New Complete Guide to Band Saws: Everything You Need to Know about the Most Important Saw in the Shop (Paperback)

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This essential guide to woodworking's most versatile tool includes a thorough analysis on everything needed to know in order to purchase, setup, use, and maintain a band saw. This book details what woodworkers need to know before purchasing a saw--including the eight questions to ask before buying a used saw--along with topics such as a part-by-part overview of every component of the saw, techniques of set-up and alignment, choosing the right blade, and understanding hand positioning to provide any woodworker with the most complete guide to a band saw. Special sections are devoted to band saw accessories, how to deal with common problems, and how to maintain a band saw to keep it running effectively and efficiently for years.

About the Author

Mark Duginske is a fourth generation central Wisconsin woodworker. He is the author of 10 books about woodworking tools. He makes his living as a woodworker, designer, writer, and inventor. He was formerly a contributing editor to "Fine Woodworking" magazine and now writes for a number of magazines. His work has appeared in "Fine Woodworking, Fine Home Building, The Design Book, Americana, Chicago Magazine, Architectural Digest, Architectural Record, Woodsmith, Wood Shop News" and "Wood News." His restoration work in the Frank Lloyd Wright Home and Studio in Oak Park, Illinois has appeared on This Old House and the PBS Frank Lloyd Wright Special. He has 8 patents on woodworking tools and a number of patents pending.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781565238411
ISBN-10: 1565238419
Publisher: Fox Chapel Publishing
Publication Date: April 1st, 2014
Pages: 187
Language: English