A band saw is generally used as a woodworking tool and with its narrow blade, is suitable for making straight or curved cuts (at which it excels) and is a relatively safe power tool when used with appropriate caution. A bandsaw is also an effective cutting tool for plexiglass for crafting projects.

Technical Data:

  • Power Requirements: 115VAC/1ph

User Manual:

Leased By:

  • David Kent

Safety Considerations:

  • Safety glasses required for use of this tool
  • Makers under the age of XX need certified adult supervision.

Certification Process:


Read and view the material at the following links to help you prepare for using the band saw.

  • A video Introduction to the band saw
  • Several books are available for members to borrow from the FMS library.

(If you have training or other illustrative materials you wish to share, send us the documents or links via the Contact Us Form.)