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The Top 5 Bench Top Bandsaws

Are you currently looking for the best bench top band saw on the market? If you are, then you know the sheer number of options out there can be overwhelming. When you are choosing a bandsaw, one of the things that you will have to consider is going to be the size. Larger bench top saws are going to carry a higher price tag, but they are going to be able to work with larger pieces of wood more easily. Just make sure that your workspace is going to have the room for the saw you choose.

Despite the differences in size, some brands and models seem to stand out from the crowd. We’ve taken care of the hard part for you when it comes to researching these saws, and without further ado, here are the ones that made it into the top 5!

Rikon 10” Bench Top Bandsaw, Model 10-305

Rikon 10-305

With Model 10-305 from Rikon, you are going to have a great little bandsaw for your workspace. It has all of the features that you love from a full sized bandsaw at a fraction of the size and cost. Those who own the saw say that it is very simple to use and has quite a bit of power. It features a 1/3 horsepower ball bearing motor that helps to give it a nice, smooth feel when operated. The saw has a safety toggle, and it is easy to clean. You will be able to use blades from 1/8” to 1/2” with the saw.

Craftsman 10” Bench Top Bandsaw, Model 21400

Craftsmen 21400

Another bandsaw that receives high marks is this attractive model from Craftsman. The 1/3 horsepower saw will cut cleanly and easily through hard and soft wood and makes it easy for users to create those delicate curves they need for various projects. The cutting table adjusts, which can help make angled cuts quite a bit easier. With this saw, you are also going to be able to use blades ranging from 1/8” to 1/2”. Users love the saw because it offers precision as well as power.

Rockwell 9” Bench Top Bandsaw, Model RK7453

Rockwell RK7453

Here is a simple to use, convenient tool that has some great features. This model features a 120-volt motor that is able to handle some rather large jobs. The table can tilt 45 degrees, and it is possible to do some intricate work with the saw. One of the things that help to set this one apart from the crowd is the fact that it comes with a light on it, which can help you see some of the lighter lines that you have to follow. Many will find this feature quite helpful. However, others might not like it and see the light as getting in the way. It’s all a matter of personal preference.

Grizzly 9” Bench Top Bandsaw, Model G1052

Grizzly G1052

This beast receives quite a few high marks from users and with good reason. It has a host of great features, including a 1/2 horsepower motor, two speeds, a fence scale with magnifying window, a heavy duty stand, and a max cutting height of 6”. This saw will be able to take blades from 3/16” to 3/8”. It has the features and feel of a large bandsaw in a bench top size.

Central Machinery 9” Bench Top Bandsaw, Model 96980

Central Machinery 96980

Here is another great, small bandsaw that is a good solution for woodworkers and for those who have a smaller budget. The saw features a table with a table that can tilt to a 45-degree angle, a miter gauge, and a 1/3 horsepower motor. The saw will be able to use blades from 1/8” to 1/2″. It can cut through the majority of hard and soft wood easily.

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