Design Studio: Band 

Quick Start

About This Machine

Powermatic – PM1500 (Download Manual)

  • 153.5” blade
  • 14.5” throat capacity
  • 14” max cut height
  • 1/8” min width & 1” max width blade
  • 3HP

Jet – JWBS-14CS (Download Manual)

  • 93.5” blade
  • 13.5” throat capacity
  • 6” max cut height
  • 1/8” min width & 3/4” max width blade
  • 1HP

How to Use

Used for cutting a variety of sizes in raw material down to size. Best for cutting relatively straight or gentle curving patterns. The tightness of the curve one is able to cut is relative to the width (tooth point to back edge) of the blade.

illustration depicting the blade width to curve radius ratio

NOTE: No Metal is to be machined on this equipment!

Please use the Student Machine Shop next door for ALL metal machining needs.


Please check out the safety video for the Band Saw.

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