This article is from the Woodworking FAQ Collection 2, by multiple authors.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Marshall L. Buhl)
Date: 25 Oct 90 20:51:32 GMT
pete@Octopus.COM (Pete Holzmann) writes:
>Wow! There sure are a good bunch of bandsaw junkies here! I wonder if
>y'all have experienced something like my situation. I sure could use some
>I've got a taiwan clone bandsaw. I get a significant amount of vibration,
>apparently due to out-of-roundness of the upper tire. Possibly the lower one
>as well. Upon examination, I find two sources of the out-of-round problem.
The book "Bandsaw Handbook" has a chapter dedicated to solving
vibration problems. It tells how to find the source and how to
eliminate it. It specifically shows how to "pare" down a tire to make
it round. The author used a gouge if I remember correctly.
I highly recommend the book.