Band Saw Stands

Wayne Coe

Forum Owner - Moderator
I've seen blacksmiths that have built similar deals and think that I remember seeing one on a post quite a while back. They are quite simple just a ridged frame to clamp the porta-band to. I think that the first one I saw just used a large hose clamp to hold the saw to the frame.
 

MLazyB

Well-Known Member
Rusty,
I built my on that principal for my Dewalt. It works great. I think the only reason I didn't order one from them was I had the material laying around the shop. It was super simple to build.

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EdCaffreyMS

"The Montana Bladesmith"
Rusty,

I had a friend here in town who purchased one of those for his dewalt saw....he brought it to my shop, in hope of making it more study. We welded a couple of supports on it, trying to make it stouter....but within a week he was back asking if I could build a stand for him.

For the price they want for that stand, I personally think it's a rip-off. The only thing that holds the saw to it are the table screws, and it flexes all over the place.

Here's some pics of the stand that I built for mine. The Dewalt saw is pretty easy to build a stand for....



 

timekeeper

Well-Known Member
This might seem a little strange, but I just put mine in my bench vise and tighten on the handle. Then it goes back under the bench when not in use. Nice and simple.
 
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