Saw Shopsmith TS-III ULTRA Owner’s Manual Shopsmith inc. Page shopsmith mark v manual pdf Waxing the Bandsaw 37 ment only. A NOTE is used to highlight an important is attached to the Shopsmith Mark V, you can procedure, practice or condition.
Page 3 WARNING the tool and let it come to a complete stop by itself. Mount the Bandsaw only on the Shopsmith Mark V, Power Station or Power Stand. Do not leave the tool running unattended. Never reach close to the blade or under the width of the table insert, and as high as the table while the tool is running. Page 5: Terms To Know Mounting Tubes-These eccentric tubes ning. Bandsaw to the Window and slot – allows for modifying Shopsmith Mark V, Power Station or Power blade tension with cover installed.
Bandsaw can be easily aligned washers secure the cover in place. BANDSAW 555943 blocks may be reversed to twist the blade 30 straight back. Turn the handle 90 degrees degrees to the right for special operations. Blade Guard-The guard attaches to the assembly. 2,000 fpm Bandsaw give you an idea of its capabilities: to 3,000 fpm. Leave the accessory mount lock Assembly untightened for now. Leave in the blade for all Assembly and Alignment instructions.
4″ apart, as illustrated in Fig. Your Bandsaw should look like Fig. BANDSAW 555943 PREPARE THE BANDSAW AND 11. Inspect the inside of the Bandsaw and lower blade guide adjusting knobs wipe away any dirt of foreign material. Bandsaw comes to you pre-aligned from the factory.
It is important to check all of the following alignment and adjustment procedures, if you have prob- lems with your cut accuracy. Also, it is impor- tant to recheck them at regular intervals. Page 12 To check the blade tension scale’s alignment, perform the Unlike many other bandsaws, blade tracking following steps: for the Shopsmith Bandsaw is done automati- cally with no need for adjustment. A roller NOTE bearing to the right of the blade tension indi- View the tensioning screw through the window. Page 13 Adjusting the Roller Bearings 2. Slide the bracket sideways until the slot in the bearing is centered behind the blade The Shopsmith Bandsaw uses roller bearings and tighten the mounting bolt.
Bandsaw frame, as seen in Fig. Swing the upper blade guide sideways until the bearing is centered behind the blade, then tighten the mounting bolts. BANDSAW 555943 Adjusting the Upper Blade Guide’s Height Lock The upper blade guide can be locked at any height 0″-6″ above the table. To change the height of the blade guide: 1. Swing the upper blade guide’s height lock handle 90 degrees to the right to loosen the locking mechanism. Place the miter gauge in the table’s T-slot. 32″ Allen wrench to remove the expansion screw found in the center of the When the table is square to the blade, the miter gauge’s guide bar.
BANDSAW 555943 ADJUST THE BLADE GUIDES 1. Turn the blade guide adjusting knobs, shown in Figs. A-25 and A-26, until the front edges of the guide blocks are just short of the bottom of the gullets between the teeth, as illustrated in Fig. BANDSAW 555943 Alignment and Adjustment 2.
Clip the insert in its hole, as in Fig. A-34, Safety Checklist with the clips going into the table first. When you’ve finished aligning and adjusting the various parts of your Bandsaw, review your work according to this checklist. Page 21: Operations You can also cut materials other than wood. Page 22: Bandsaw Speeds, Making A Cut WARNING for a particular blade, refer to Bandsaw Blade Selection Chart on page 21. Never run the Shopsmith Bandsaw at a speed Before you begin any Bandsaw operation, set higher than 3,000 fpm, 1,050 rpm, or speed the machine to run at the correct speed. BANDSAW 555943 directly against the teeth, even when cutting curves.
If the blade continually wanders off the pat- tern, there are several possible causes: The blade guides may be improperly adjusted. Or you could be pressing against the side of the blade. BANDSAW 555943 Cutting Outside the Pattern Line 2. Grab the top and bottom of the upper wheel.