Clean tires on your bandsaw wheels can reduce blade breakage and prevent tracking problems. But, as soon as you clean them, they start getting dusty and gritty again.

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Mount toothbrushes on brackets to clean the tires constantly. The example shown here is for a 14" Delta machine, but would fit most bandsaws with some modifications. Cut the brush handle short and mount the bristle head in a slotted piece of wood with a screw. Or, you could glue a brush to a metal angle bracket with epoxy. Provide slotted mounting holes or add washers for adjustment.
—Laszlo Laczko, San Jose, Calif.