Adam Savage’s One Day Builds: Mini Bandsaw Upgrade!

Adam continues work on his portaband conversion into a mini tabletop bandsaw with his solution for a speed control system that taps into the portable bandsaw’s existing trigger controller. Watch the first part of this build here!

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5 thoughts on “Adam Savage’s One Day Builds: Mini Bandsaw Upgrade!

  1. Makes me wonder if an off-the-shelf foot pedal for DC motor speed control could be patched in instead.

  2. Can’t helping thinking , that if you wired the neutral to to the other pole of the rocker switch ( as apposed to permanently joining the 2 neutral wires ) that the red & yellow/orange neons in the switch would illuminate

  3. Great job!

    Isn’t there a speed control dial on the back of the saw already that is easily accessible right on the handle? Maybe not enough range?

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