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My new bandsaw, thanks to Boo.  


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16/01/2021 5:59 pm  

Last week I mentioned that, due to our current lockdown in Scotland, I couldn't get access to a bandsaw. In normal times there's a couple of engineer workshops in town that offered me use of their bandsaws.

A big thanks to Boo for helping me out here. I've now got Boo's spare bandsaw that was sitting in a corner unused. I ordered a new blade for it, which arrived during today's livestream, so now there's no stopping me.

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This is going to make life so much easier, so far I've cut my body template, and a little adaptor piece to fit my hoover hose into the bandsaw.

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 I also tried a bit of maple, it cuts through a 2" neck blank like butter. A huge bonus is that it runs off my 12V/240V inverter, so no need to run my mains cable through the puddles on the puplic pavement.

Thanks again Boo, much appreciated. 

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16/01/2021 7:30 pm  


Great guy that boo, rock that Power Devil Robin!


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16/01/2021 8:41 pm  

This is going to make life so much easier

@robin Well, I could see you struggling, I had a spare and had the means to send it via courier. It was a no brainer. If a fellow fellow builder is in need and I can help, I will. We are attracting a great group of people to this forum and I think help and support can be more than just comments and pictures on this superb forum. @darrenking has kindly sent me stuff, as has @tv101 so there is nothing stopping us sharing tools, materials and resources. 

Everyone keep building and connecting with our network. Rock n Roll 🤘😜🎸

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16/01/2021 9:23 pm  

*Power Devil*


I'm 99% sure that's the make of my original router. 

Bought in the 1980s sometime (from B&Q!) and still going strong.  If that bandsaw is half as good, then you @Robin have got a handy tool, and you @Boo are a generous man!

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17/01/2021 6:57 am  

That is just great. Good looking out Boo.

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