Many bandsaws have small knobs for securing guide blocks and thrust bearings.

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Many bandsaws have small knobs for securing guide blocks and thrust bearings. To make those knobs gentler on your fingers, into the lid of a discarded container or an old credit card, drill holes just big enough to hold knobs. Then fill a container with Plasti Dip. Dunk the knobs, let dry for 30 minutes, and give them another dunking. Your fingertips will thank you the next time you need to make bandsaw adjustments.
—Willie Sandry, Camas, Wash.