Tag Archives: Charnwood W730

Tuning the Charnwood W730 – Part 4

Following on from Part 3 I noticed that although my modification to the blade guard has made it possible to adjust the blade guides so they sit much further forward, I’m unable to retract it fully for the full 9 … Continue reading

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Tuning the Charnwood W730 – Part 3

After some tweaks last month I’ve been quite happy with how the W730 performs, but one thing that still annoys me is how loose the mitre gauge is in the T-slots. There’s probably less than 1mm gap between the thinner … Continue reading

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Bandsaw delivery

Yesterday I took delivery of my latest toy, a Charnwood W730 bandsaw from Homewood Ltd in Worthing. Mobile base I was given the dimensions of the base of the saw in advance, so I was able to prepare one of … Continue reading

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“Final” machinery ordered

In what will probably be my last machinery purchases for a while I have ordered a bandsaw and a lathe. These purchases will complete my “minimal” (I know I could have none – I choose not to :)) machinery of: … Continue reading

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Poll – Bandsaw choices

I’ve been thinking and reading about building a workshop for some time now, trying to figure out the best and simplest setup for my single garage. For financial and space reasons I’m trying to keep the quantity and size of … Continue reading

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