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Cool Blocks Phenolic Guides for Bandsaws

Cool Blocks Phenolic Guides for Bandsaws
Prolong Blade Life and Increase Accuracy!

Price : Starting at $18.00

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Detailed Description

Cool Blocks Phenolic Guides for Bandsaws

Cool Blocks are made to replace the original metal guide blocks which came with many older bandsaws.

Cool Blocks are NOT designed to replace roller bearing blade guides.

Made of composite phenolic resin impregnated with graphite, they set closer to your blade than metal guide blocks, giving a more stable and accurately guided cut. Cool Blocks eliminate friction and heat caused by metal to metal contact so blades run smoother, cooler and far quieter than with metal block guides. Cool Blocks help to extend the life of your bandsaw blades.

Cool Block Selection

Please check the shape and size of your existing block guides and compare to the chart below to make sure you get the correct Cool Blocks for your bandsaw. If you are unsure, please call us.

Please Take Note: A bandsaw's construction that uses roller bearing side blade guides does NOT allow you to use block style guides like Cool Blocks.

HW # Model # Fits These Saws Block Description  
486001 CB50000BL Delta 14"
Most models
Three blocks
1/2" x 1/2" x 7/8"
One bevelled block
1/2" x 3/8" x 1-3/4"
486002 CB50010BL Sears 12" Tilting Table
(NOT the Sears 12" Tilting HEAD Bandsaw)
Skil HD3640 10"
Dremel 1120 10"
Four blocks
3/8" x 3/8" x 3/4"
486004 CB50030BL Shopsmith 11" Two blocks
3/8" x 3/8" x 7/8" with bevel
Two blocks
3/8" x 1/4" x 1-5/8" with compound bevel
486005 CB50050BL Most (non-Delta) 14" saws including
Sears Craftsman, Grizzly,
Jet, Ridgid, Steel City 50125
Four blocks
1/2" x 1/2" x 3/4"
486006 CB50040BL Old Sears Bandsaws Four blocks
1/4" round x 7/8"
486009 CB50070BL Jet 12", Delta 28-140 10",
Delta 28-190 12" &
Delta 28-560 16" 3-wheel saw
Four blocks
5/16" x 5/16" x 7/8"
486010 CB50080BL Most 56-1/8" blade saws
Delta 28-180 & 28-185" 8"

8" 2-wheel saws from
Sears, K-Mart, Ohio Forge,
ProTech & Builder's Square

10" 3-wheel saws
Four blocks
3/16" round x 7/8"
486014 CB50055BL 14", 16" & 18"
Import Bandsaws
Four blocks
12mm (.472") round x 7/8"
158005 CB50085BL 9" 2-wheel saws from
Ryobi, Sears Craftsman, Black & Decker,
ProTech, Trademaster & Collins
Two blocks
13/64" x 13/64" x 13/16"
Two blocks
13/64" x 13/64" x 1"
486099 CB-SLAB Custom
Cut and shape to fit your needs
One block
6" x 1-3/4" x 1/2"


Additional Information

This guide to fitting Cool Blocks shows the blocks' actual size, when printed on a full 8-1/2" x 11" sheet.





Cool Blocks Installation Guide

Product Warnings


This product may expose you to chemicals known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. Please read our Proposition 65 warning.
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