Band Saw - Chapter 24

25 Questions | Total Attempts: 140

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Bandsaw Quizzes & Trivia

A band saw is a dangerous woodworking tool, one that can cause considerable injury if used improperly. It is therefore important for you to ensure that you know all its parts, how to operate it and ensure it is in good working condition. Take the quiz and know if you do.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Upper Wheel Guard
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      F

    • C. 

      G

    • D. 

      C

    • E. 

      D

  • 2. 
    Blade
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      C

    • C. 

      G

    • D. 

      E

    • E. 

      F

  • 3. 
    Table
    • A. 

      D

    • B. 

      H

    • C. 

      A

    • D. 

      F

    • E. 

      B

  • 4. 
    Guide Post Lock
    • A. 

      C

    • B. 

      D

    • C. 

      H

    • D. 

      I

    • E. 

      J

  • 5. 
    Guide Post
    • A. 

      J

    • B. 

      H

    • C. 

      B

    • D. 

      C

    • E. 

      E

  • 6. 
    Switch
    • A. 

      F

    • B. 

      A

    • C. 

      G

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      I

  • 7. 
    Base
    • A. 

      D

    • B. 

      G

    • C. 

      J

    • D. 

      F

    • E. 

      C

  • 8. 
    Arm
    • A. 

      B

    • B. 

      J

    • C. 

      A

    • D. 

      F

    • E. 

      C

  • 9. 
    Lower Wheel Gaurd
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      G

    • D. 

      F

    • E. 

      D

  • 10. 
    Blade Guides
    • A. 

      A

    • B. 

      B

    • C. 

      C

    • D. 

      D

    • E. 

      E

  • 11. 
  • 12. 
    Sawing stock to reduce its thickness is known as ________.
  • 13. 
    The process of cutting several pieces at one time is known as _____  _______. (two words)
  • 14. 
    To crosscut using a band saw, you should use a(n) _______ gauge.
  • 15. 
    The best way to cut a circle using a band saw is to use a(n) ______ jig.
  • 16. 
    When operating a band saw, you should stand facing the blade and slightly to the left.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Move the stock into the blade as slowly as possible to avoid burning the wood.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    In general, you should make long cuts before short cuts.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    You should never backtrack out of a corner of a rectangular opening because doing so will bind the saw blade.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    When cutting sharp curves, it is a good idea to make several relief cuts from the outside edge in the waste stock.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Changing a Band-Saw Blade What step is in bold below?A. Adjust the tension of the saw with the vertical adjustment.B. Remove the old stock.C. Open the guard doors, remove the pin in the table slot, and loosen the vertical adjustment.D. Slip the new blade onto the upper and lower wheels, with the teeth pointing downward.E. Disconnect the machine.
    • A. 

      Step 1

    • B. 

      Step 2

    • C. 

      Step 3

    • D. 

      Step 4

    • E. 

      Step 5

  • 22. 
    Changing a Band-Saw Blade What step is in bold below? A. Adjust the tension of the saw with the vertical adjustment. B. Remove the old stock. C. Open the guard doors, remove the pin in the table slot, and loosen the vertical adjustment. D. Slip the new blade onto the upper and lower wheels, with the teeth pointing downward. E. Disconnect the machine.
    • A. 

      Step 1

    • B. 

      Step 2

    • C. 

      Step 3

    • D. 

      Step 4

    • E. 

      Step 5

  • 23. 
    Changing a Band-Saw Blade What step is in bold below? A. Adjust the tension of the saw with the vertical adjustment. B. Remove the old stock. C. Open the guard doors, remove the pin in the table slot, and loosen the vertical adjustment. D. Slip the new blade onto the upper and lower wheels, with the teeth pointing downward. E. Disconnect the machine.
    • A. 

      Step 1

    • B. 

      Step 2

    • C. 

      Step 3

    • D. 

      Step 4

    • E. 

      Step 5

  • 24. 
    Changing a Band-Saw Blade What step is in bold below? A. Adjust the tension of the saw with the vertical adjustment. B. Remove the old stock. C. Open the guard doors, remove the pin in the table slot, and loosen the vertical adjustment. D. Slip the new blade onto the upper and lower wheels, with the teeth pointing downward. E. Disconnect the machine.
    • A. 

      Step 1

    • B. 

      Step 2

    • C. 

      Step 3

    • D. 

      Step 4

    • E. 

      Step 5

  • 25. 
    Changing a Band-Saw Blade What step is in bold below? A. Adjust the tension of the saw with the vertical adjustment. B. Remove the old stock. C. Open the guard doors, remove the pin in the table slot, and loosen the vertical adjustment. D. Slip the new blade onto the upper and lower wheels, with the teeth pointing downward. E. Disconnect the machine.
    • A. 

      Step 1

    • B. 

      Step 2

    • C. 

      Step 3

    • D. 

      Step 4

    • E. 

      Step 5