Bandsaw Zero Clearance Plate

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Timothy Wood

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Timothy Wood

General Information

Create a zero clearance throat plate for 1970 craftsman bandsaw. (dimensions may be adjusted for other makes/models/years)

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Material Description Price
MDF Wood

MDF Wood

Dimensions: 8 in × 12 in, Thickness: 3/4 in, Type: MDF

$7.00

$7.00
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1

Measure

5 minutes

Measure the available opening, make sure to check width, depth of dimension. Check blade position and any alignment pins or unique features to the inset.

2

Update the easel diagram

Currently Easel is set for 85.5mm outside diameter and 2.6mm height. Adjust accordingly to your measurements. Cut to match.

3

Confirm fit and celebrate!

When fitting there may be a need to shim the plate if there are any height variations of the inset.