Are you looking for the best band saw for your work? In this article, we breakdown the top 5 band saws on the market.
At number 1 we have the WEN 3962 band saw.
This band saw from WEN is pleasing on the eyes and will look great in any workshop in all black with the yellow logo.
The saw is equipped with a 3.5 Amp motor that has a top speed of 2620 feet per minute.
It can make cuts upwards of six-inches deep by nine and three-quarter inches wide, which gives you a lot of versatility. It uses a 72-inch blade that can range from one eighth to one-half inch in width.
The extra-large work table has the ability to bevel up to a 45-degree angle, and the saw itself has two different speed settings. You can set it at 1520 or 2620 feet per minute depending on the type of work you are doing.
Along with the saw itself, you get dust port, fence, miter gauge, stand, and work light to make sure you have everything you need.
At number 2 we have the SKIL 3386-01 band saw.
This 9-inch band saw from SKIL comes is the lovely crimson color that the company is known for, and will look great beside any other tool they produce.
It comes equipped with a smaller 2.5 Amp motor that is efficient enough to give 2800 feet per minute with no load.
This lightweight band saw is perfect for anyone who needs to do intricate shapes or patterns in their wood. The rack and pinion table will allow you to cut at different angles with ultra-quick adjustments.
So you are always able to see what you are doing, the SKIL 3386-01 band saw also has a standard LED light that will illuminate your work area.
With the purchase, you also get a six-tipped blade, miter guide, and rip fence included to get you started.
At number 3 we have the Rikon 10-305 band saw.
Rikon has given this band saw a very industrial look that could fit in anywhere with a basic blue design.
It comes sporting a one third horsepower motor, which is plenty of power for a smaller sized band saw.
Where a lot of smaller band saws will use plastic for the frames, Rikon has decided to use a highly durable steel plate instead.
Its cast-iron table gives you over one foot of space in either direction, which is much larger than comparable models.
There is a rip fence included with the purchase, but it can be removed quickly for those who need to work completely free-hand.
The 10-305 band saw is also very easy to adjust the height on, as there is a simple knob that you need to turn.
With a very impressive five-year warranty, this band saw from Rikon means serious business.
At number 4 we have the WEN 3959 band saw.
This band saw looks exactly as you would expect from WEN, it is all black with just the orange-yellow logo.
The WEN 3959 is a smaller band saw the has a 2.5 Amp motor producing a max of 2500 feet per minute, which is perfect for a home workshop.
It uses a 59.5-inch blade that is able to give cuts that are 9-inches wide and 3.5-inches deep.
For a smaller-style band saw you get a lot of table space, as the table gives you roughly one foot in both length and width.
As wood is going to produce a lot of sawdust, this band saw is equipped with a large 2.50inch dust port that will be essential in gathering debris.
The WEN band saw also comes with its standard two-year warranty along with lifetime customer service.
At number 5 we have the Jet 714400K band saw.
This saw from Jet has a very modern look to it with mostly white and accents of red in key areas.
The 714400K band saw is larger than others on the list and sports a 1.75 horsepower motor that can cut through wood like butter.
It gives an extraordinary amount of table space at 360 square inches. The table is made from rugged cast-iron which will last you a lifetime.
This band saw has more than 13-inches of capacity to resaw, so you can get an even larger variety of projects completed.
To help with keeping dust and debris to a minimum, this monster includes two large four-inch dust ports that will do the hard work for you. Cleanup is going to be a breeze compared to the competition.
The only downfall with this band saw is that the blades are going to be an extra purchase, but it is well worth the money regardless.
So that sums up the top band saws.