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Bandsaw Hilo HI

Woodworking is a lot of fun. Although casters make this cumbersome piece of machinery much easier to move, you should only install them if you’re comfortable handling heavy loads. You will be surprised how much you can do when working with wood. You need a really good bandsaw to get you started. A bandsaw is the power tool used for precision woodcutting. Now you can even get a mobile bandsaw. You will find competitive pricing at the hardware supply stores in Hilo, HI listed below.

The Home Depot
(808)920-8400
380 Makaala Street
Hilo, HI
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-9:00pm
Sun: 7:00am-7:00pm

Keaau Ace Hardware
(808) 966-7170
Keaau Shopping Ctr, 16-586 Old Volcano Rd
Keaau, HI
 
Wire Products of Hawaii/Hilo
750 Kalanianaole Avenue Hilo, HI, 96720
Hilo, HI
 
Prince Kuhio Plz
(808) 981-4001
111 E Puainako St
Hilo, HI
Store Hours
Sears Stores
Store Type
Sears Stores
Hours
Mon:9-20
Tue:9-20
Wed:9-20
Thu:9-20
Fri:9-21
Sat:9-21
Sun:10-19
Store Features
Mon:9-20
Tue:9-20
Wed:9-20
Thu:9-20
Fri:9-21
Sat:9-21
Sun:10-19

Argus Building Supply
(808) 933-9441
107 Makaala St
Hilo, HI
Services Offered
Hardwood lomber sales
Hours
7:30 to 4:30 mon-fri

HPM BUILDING SUPPLY/Keaau
16-166 MELEKAHIWA ST KEAAU, HI, 96749
Keaau, HI
 
HPM Building Supply/Khilo
380 Kanoelehua Avenue Hilo, HI, 96720
Hilo, HI
 
HILO ACE HARDWARE
(808) 961-3741
660 Kilauea Ave, Burger King and Long's Downtown.
Hilo, HI
 
HPM Building Supply
(808) 935-0875
380 Kanoelehua Ave
Hilo, HI
 
Les' Carpet & Drapery Installation Inc
(808) 935-9690
796 Hinano St
Hilo, HI
 

Bandsaw

Mobile Bandsaw

Horsing my bandsaw out of the way was a real pain until I installed a pair of large casters (see Source, below). Now my saw has a built-in two-wheel cart. During use, the saw sits firmly on the floor, because the wheels don’t touch the ground. They’re also out of the way. Tipping the saw and balancing it while moving is tricky until you get the hang of it, because the saw is top-heavy and awkward to hold. Although casters make this cumbersome piece of machinery much easier to move, you should only install them if you’re comfortable handling heavy loads. 

Stabilize the saw with your foot when you tilt it back and set it down. Be careful! The wheels make the saw hard to control until you find its balance point. 

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