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# TBD
 
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== Training Points (draft content to support Ted's shop training initiative) ==
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== Training ==
  
* '''Novice''' (Group or individual training)
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* '''Novice''' (group or individual training)
 
** Wood shop tour
 
** Wood shop tour
 
** Safety glasses, dangling hair, hoodie strings, etc.
 
** Safety glasses, dangling hair, hoodie strings, etc.
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** Sawing along a pencil line
 
** Sawing along a pencil line
 
** Sawing curves
 
** Sawing curves
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** Cleanup with shop vac or brush
  
* '''User'''( Small group or Individual training)
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* '''User'''( small group or individual training)
 
** Review all points above
 
** Review all points above
 
** Using the miter gauge
 
** Using the miter gauge
 
** Using the fence
 
** Using the fence
 
** Dust control system
 
** Dust control system
** Cleanup with shop vac or brush
 
 
** How to tell when the blade needs to be replaced
 
** How to tell when the blade needs to be replaced
 
** Consumables costs
 
** Consumables costs
 
** Using fixtures for controlled cutting
 
** Using fixtures for controlled cutting
  
* '''Expert''' (Individual hands on training)
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* '''Expert''' (individual hands on training)
 
** Review all points above
 
** Review all points above
 
** Adjusting the table tilt angle
 
** Adjusting the table tilt angle

Revision as of 04:53, 10 November 2012



Grizzly 16in Band Saw

For sawing wood and some plastics

Basic Info

  • Ownership: Nick Britsky
  • Location: This band saw is located at the south end of the Wood Shop.
  • What it looks like:

band saw photo

Manufacturer Information

  • Make/Model: Grizzly Model G1538 16" Band Saw
  • Part Number: S/N unknown

Documentation

not specified

Rules

  • Use with wood only, or the more sawable platics. No metal cutting, please!

Instructions

Turn it On

The power switch is located on the left side of the frame.

Turn it Off

The power switch is located on the left side of the frame.

Other References

Maintenance

Things that Need to be Done

  • New tires on upper and lower wheels

FAQs

  1. TBD

Training

  • Novice (group or individual training)
    • Wood shop tour
    • Safety glasses, dangling hair, hoodie strings, etc.
    • Using the band saw light
    • Power switch/EPO location and operation
    • Workpiece materials compatible with this machine
    • Raising/lowering the upper blade guides
    • Holding the workpiece safely
    • Using a push stick
    • How hard to push the workpiece
    • Sawing along a pencil line
    • Sawing curves
    • Cleanup with shop vac or brush
  • User( small group or individual training)
    • Review all points above
    • Using the miter gauge
    • Using the fence
    • Dust control system
    • How to tell when the blade needs to be replaced
    • Consumables costs
    • Using fixtures for controlled cutting
  • Expert (individual hands on training)
    • Review all points above
    • Adjusting the table tilt angle
    • Selecting a blade
    • Replacing the blade (tension and tracking adjustments)
    • Adjusting Upper and Lower blade guides
    • Setting upper and lower blade guide clearances
    • Resawing
    • Making fixtures for locating/aligning the workpiece
  • Trainer
    • Expert level with sufficient experience