How to Use hand held band saw

What do you need to know about band saw safety?

Proper tools handling is considered to be a very essential characteristic of any expert machine operator. But handling of band-saw tools is more important as it ensures the safety of the band-saw users. Tools like blade, blade guard, motor switch etc should be handled properly for your safety.

Can a portable band saw be used to cut wood?

This post is about a tool that is typically not used for cutting wood, even though you can cut wood with a portable band saw (this site is dedicated to woodworking tools). Portable band saws are typically used where plasma torch cutting or cutting with a sawzall is not possible.

What's the best way to hold a band saw?

Keep Hands in a Safe Position. The stock should never be held in the position of the saw blade. Instead, hold it on the sides. If he stock slips forward because the blade cuts faster than expected, your hand won’t be jammed into the blade.

Can a power hacksaw be used as a band saw?

The power hacksaw is used for square or angle cutting of stock. The powered band saw uses a continuous band blade. A drive wheel and an idler wheel support and drive the blade. If horizontal type; the blade is lowered onto the material to be cut. If it is a vertical bandsaw, the piece is fed into the blade.

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