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Bandsaw Newport RI

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 Newport, RI listed below.

The Home Depot
(401)845-5092
878 W Main Road
Middletown, RI
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

The Home Depot
(401)295-1184
1255 Ten Rod Road
North Kingstown, RI
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-10:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-8:00pm

Woodcraft - Providence, RI
(401) 886-1175
1000 Division Street
East Greenwich, RI

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The Home Depot
(401)823-5173
700 Centre Of N E Blvd
Coventry, RI
Hours
Mon-Sat: 6:00am-9:00pm
Sun: 8:00am-7:00pm

Jamestown True Value
(401) 423-2722
5 Narragansett Ave
Jamestown, RI
 
St. Angelo Hardwoods, Inc. - Genuine Asian Teak Specialist
(401) 624-3900
490 Eagleville Road
Tiverton, RI

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Good Wood
(508) 344-7888
1025 Drift Rd
Westport, MA

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Liberty Cedar, Inc.
(401) 789-6626
325 Liberty Lane
West Kingston, RI

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One Stop Bldg Sply Ctr
(401) 847-8460
236 Connell Hwy
Newport, RI
 
Handren's Paint & Hardware
(401) 293-5290
3001 East Main Road
Portsmouth, RI
 
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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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