Bandsaws - 14 in - Fine Woodworking Tool Guide

Bandsaws - 14 in

A tablesaw is the first stationary power tool that many woodworkers buy, but a bandsaw is usually not far behind. In some woodshops, where handling large pieces of plywood is not part of the usual repertoire, a bandsaw may actually be the first choice.
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  • Tool Test: 14-in. BandsawsTool Test: 14-in. Bandsaws

    by Roland Johnson

    A 14-in. bandsaw is the perfect size for woodworking, fitting in most shops without trouble. Tool guru Roland Johnson tested the latest batch of 14-in. saws, using ...

  • Tool Guide 2009Tool Guide 2009

    by Fine Woodworking editors

    Free online extras from our newsstand-only publication featuring expert tool reviews, videos, and articles

  • New Breed of BandsawsNew Breed of Bandsaws

    by Thomas McKenna

    The 14-in. bandsaw offers a great blend of price and performance for the small-shop woodworker. Associate editor Tom McKenna looked at eight machines with a minimum ...

  • Evaluating a 14-in. BandsawVideo: Evaluating a 14-in. Bandsaw

    with Thomas McKenna

    See how we tested these essential shop machines for resaw capacity and general fit and finish

  • IWF 2006: Rikon 14-in. BandsawVideo: IWF 2006: Rikon 14-in. Bandsaw

    with Roland Johnson

    Extra resaw capacity and large table among thoughtful features aimed at woodworkers

  • Bandsaw-Tension Handle ExtensionVideo: Bandsaw-Tension Handle Extension

    with John White

    A quick fix for an awkward problem

  • What to Look For When You Buy a BandsawVideo: What to Look For When You Buy a Bandsaw

    with John White

    Learn how to evaluate the models before you close the deal

  • All About BandsawsAll About Bandsaws

    by Scott Gibson

  • Five Tips for Better BandsawingFive Tips for Better Bandsawing

    by Michael C. Fortune

    The bandsaw can be the most useful tool in the shop, provided you know how to set it up properly. Blade type, blade alignment, and correct tension are the keys ...

  • 14-in. Bandsaws Reviewed14-in. Bandsaws Reviewed

    by John White

    It’s easy to find a variety of 14-in. bandsaws on the market; the key is how to find the one that’s right for you. Tom Begnal and John White of Fine Woodworking ...

  • Choosing Bandsaw GuidesChoosing Bandsaw Guides

    by Tim Albers

    Most woodworkers don’t give much thought to the stock guides that come with a bandsaw. This article offers an anatomy lesson on guides and explains how to choose ...

  • The Basics of the BandsawThe Basics of the Bandsaw

    by Tage Frid

    The bandsaw is one of the most versatile machines in the shop, but it’s best for cutting curves and for resawing wide stock with minimal waste. In this thorough ...

  • How to Change a Bandsaw BladeEditors PickVideo: How to Change a Bandsaw Blade

    with Asa Christiana

    Learn how to properly install the right type of blade and say goodbye to blade drift forever

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Grizzly Industrial - G0457 14-in. Bandsaw

(2 user reviews)

The Grizzly G0457 14-in. bandsaw features a 2 hp motor, a 6 in. tall fence, and 10-1/8 in. resaw capacity.

Rikon - 10-351 14-in. Bandsaw

Tool-free blade-guide adjustments

Laguna - 14 SUV 14-in. Bandsaw

Massive resaw capacity

Laguna - 14/Twelve Bandsaw

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Compact, stable, and comes with easy-to-set ceramic guides

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