STL259: Do homemade bandsaws make financial sense? (no)



Rollie Johnson answers a batch of listener questions about dust collectors, homemade bandsaws, tool steel, cutter speed, power feeders, classic furniture drawings, machine restoration, and drying lumber.

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0:00 – Intro
3:17 – One stage vs. two stage dust collectors
11:59 – Should I make a bandsaw or buy one?
18:55 – Why aren’t chisels and planes made of high-speed steel?
22:37 – How does speed affect cut quality?
29:32 – Uses for a power feeder
37:20 – What to do with all these machines?
45:16 – Furniture drawings
50:33 – Using a greenhouse as a lumber kiln

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