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Safety Tip: Loose Bandsaw Blades


After starting my bandsaw with a loose blade one too many times I decided to put a "can't miss" reminder on the equipment. I simply took a 6" chrome magnetic tray and wrote "loose" and "tight" on it with a magic marker. The "up" side indicates the position of the blade. It's so big and shiny I can't miss it and I haven't made the start-up mistake since.

Ira Penn
Bellingham, WA




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