I actually didn't even really realize that portable bandsaws were a thing. Sweet!Went and bought myself a Hobo Freight band saw and their new bench-top frame for it. Dunno why I didn't have one of these sooner.
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So anyway, I got to use it on the downpipe for the Audi, and now it looks like a much more tenable problem.
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I'm 3D printing a bunch of 3" mandrel bends right now to figure out the right cuts to make.
I'm not even sure how, but my middle school's shop class ended up with three of these on the floor:industrial metal bandsaws are vertical and horizontal, in some cases can even compound miter. They're not portable or cordless though.
That's a patient salesperson. Anything dealing with public entities or massive corporations is an exercise in hoop jumping and profit erosion. DoALL makes a fantastic saw, I'm a dealer for them actually.
They were fantastic.That's a patient salesperson. Anything dealing with public entities or massive corporations is an exercise in hoop jumping and profit erosion. DoALL makes a fantastic saw, I'm a dealer for them actually.
My shop class as a kid was the same lol
I used to feel like that but then I realized I've been in the fab industry since 2014 and know a bunch of people who have that equipment. The only thing I'd really like to get for my own at this point is a laser welder. Home grade equipment is pretty stout these days so you can do a fair amount with it. My only current "industrial" machine is the Dake 50T press I picked up off FB marketplace for $150 a few years back.Wish I had a full-up workshop so I could have floor space for shit besides the "bench top" models of stuff, but honestly, 95% of the stuff I do I can get by.
Yes, I also just designed a parameterized, printable angle stop so I can set the fence on the band saw to 4.5° and get 9° combined angle pie cuts.ah, so then the bandsaw comes in handy
I had one similar to this at a place I used to work at , with the blade welder on the side and all