Insert the saw into the stand and install the thumb knob into the threaded hole in the removable center section. You now have a saw that performs two functions, a portable band saw and a vertical band saw that does not require any tools to switch between the two functions Our V3. Imagine how easy your job is going to be using the foot pedal to start and stop your SWAG Portaband table. Then I noticed a vertical tabletop stand online and decided to make a stand of my own using leftover metal from the scrap bin. Been spending time with the guys that cut metal and decided that using an angle grinder to cut metal with, what with all the sparks and all, was too much of a PITA, so got myself a nifty HF portable bandsaw, and made a quicky stand for it. May have to make separate posts.
I started with a basic Chicago electric portable band saw or porta band. You will need to cut a small box out of whatever you use to make your stand out of due to a raised portion on the rear. This product actually allows a user of a Milwaukee portable bandsaw to convert the usage properties from a hand portable bandsaw into a stand-secured vertical bench bandsaw IN SECONDS, with the same transition back to hand-held IN SECONDS. This allows the user to make the precision cuts ON SITE that would traditionally require a larger, fixed position vertical bench bandsaw. Dewalt portable bandsaw stand – posted in Tools and Tool Making: theres been alot topics lately about portabands, and buildings stands or clamping it in a vise, i havent seen any post with good pics so l posted these hope it helps someone, got the dewalt for xmas, built the stand today, very pleased with both, theres better saws out there but not for this money.
Diy Upright Mini Metal Cutting Band Saw