Grizzly 16in Band Saw

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Grizzly 16in Band Saw
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Name Grizzly 16in Band Saw
Zone
Owner Nick Britsky
Make Model Grizzly Model G1538 16" Band Saw
Part Number S/N unknown
Date Acquired
Storage Location This band saw is located at the south end of the Wood Shop.
Authorization Required
Status
Value
Documentation
Other References * Band saw consumables are on this list: Wood Shop Consumables

Intro

For sawing wood and some plastics

Rules

  • Use with wood only, or the more sawable platics. No metal cutting, please!

Instructions

Turn it On

The power switch is located on the left side of the frame.

Turn it Off

The power switch is located on the left side of the frame.

Maintenance Info

FAQ

  1. TBD

Training

  • Novice (group or individual training)
    • Wood shop tour
    • Safety glasses, dangling hair, hoodie strings, etc.
    • Using the band saw light
    • Power switch/EPO location and operation
    • Workpiece materials compatible with this machine
    • Raising/lowering the upper blade guides
    • Holding the workpiece safely
    • Using a push stick
    • How hard to push the workpiece
    • Sawing along a pencil line
    • Sawing curves
    • Cleanup with shop vac or brush
  • User( small group or individual training)
    • Review all points above
    • Using the miter gauge
    • Using the fence
    • Dust control system
    • How to tell when the blade needs to be replaced
    • Consumables costs
    • Using fixtures for controlled cutting
  • Expert (individual hands on training)
    • Review all points above
    • Adjusting the table tilt angle
    • Selecting a blade
    • Replacing the blade (tension and tracking adjustments)
    • Adjusting Upper and Lower blade guides
    • Setting upper and lower blade guide clearances
    • Resawing
    • Making fixtures for locating/aligning the workpiece
  • Trainer
    • Expert level with sufficient experience

ToDo

  • New tires on upper and lower wheels