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10-step tool tune-up: bandsaws

On some bandsaws, the wheels are too deep in the wheel housings to use a straightedge to align them. We modified a straight piece of wood to reach inside the housings.

Just as with your car, a few minutes of regular maintenance on your bandsaw can save you time and money over the long haul. The next time you change blades on your saw (or right after you’ve assembled your new saw), take ten minutes to ensure your tool’s in tip-top shape and running true. Here’s how.

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