Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it – no matter if I have said it! – except it agree with your own reason and your own common sense.” – Siddhartha Gautama, a.k.a. the Buddha

More on the saw thingamabobber




As you can see things are coming along. I set up the engine so that I could use the unit as a wood lathe to turn the hubs concentric to the shafts. All was going well UNTIL I put the blade on. Whoops! The shafts are to small and flex inward so the blade pops off. Simple fix but a bit more cash involved for larger bearings. Still under $300 all said and done. Told ya all I was a cheapassfrugal beast.


4 responses

  1. Looks like a set of weights. With a motor attached in case you get in trouble lifting the fifty pounds.

    August 18, 2014 at 7:20 pm

    • LOL. Yah I can see that since there aren’t any clear depictions of what one is looking at. Trust me, it’s gonna be a horizontal bandmill Just have to make the nee shafts and get new bearings for them.

      August 19, 2014 at 11:20 am

      • Can you bring it with you?

        August 22, 2014 at 10:08 pm

      • T’is meant to be a ‘mobile’ saw mill. Dunno ’bout cuttin up the beasts you grow but,,,,,,,

        August 25, 2014 at 11:01 am

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