Band Saw Safety Exam Quiz! Trivia

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Band Saw Safety Exam Quiz! Trivia

Check your understing with this Band saw safety exam quiz trivia. The Band saw is one of the most efficient tools a woodworker can have as it helps in cutting lumber into different shapes. The safest side to stand as you use the tool is on the left side with your hands four inches to the blade. If you are looking for a way to assess just how good and safe you are while operating the Band saw, this quiz is exactly what you need.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When cutting curved or irregular shapes with the band saw _________ are needed to keep the blade from binding.
    • A. 

      Miter gauges

    • B. 

      V-blocks

    • C. 

      Relief cuts

    • D. 

      Rip fences

  • 2. 
    When cutting cylindrical stock a ________ must be used.
    • A. 

      Roller bearing

    • B. 

      Rip fence

    • C. 

      Forstner bit

    • D. 

      V-block

  • 3. 
    If it is necessary to back the stock out of a cut you must:
    • A. 

      Use another board to slow down the blade

    • B. 

      Pull the stock as hard as you can while blade is moving

    • C. 

      Adjust blade tension while blade is moving

    • D. 

      Shut machine off and wait for the blade to come to complete stop then remove stock.

  • 4. 
    While operating the band saw it is a safe practice to:
    • A. 

      Maintain a balanced stance at all times

    • B. 

      Open wheel guards while saw is running

    • C. 

      Reach across material being cut

    • D. 

      Talk to any one near by, explaining your technique

  • 5. 
    Your fingers should never get within _____ inch(es) of the blade cutting line. 
    • A. 

      ½

    • B. 

      ¾

    • C. 

      1

    • D. 

      2

  • 6. 
    Before operating the band saw the following is required:
    • A. 

      Close one eye to get a sight line

    • B. 

      Wear proper eye and ear protection, have your sleeves rolled up and remove any jewelry

    • C. 

      Test the sharpness of the blade by running your finger over it

    • D. 

      Wear head protection such as a hard hat

  • 7. 
    The guards on the band saw should be adjusted to be approximately _____.
    • A. 

      1/8 to ¼ inch about the stock

    • B. 

      5/16 to ½ inch about the stock

    • C. 

      5/8 to ¾ inch about the stock

    • D. 

      1 to 2 inches about the stock

  • 8. 
    When it gets messy around the band saw                     .
    • A. 

      You may continue working and let the last student clean up. The band saw is probably the most commonly used tool in the studio, do not make others wait.

    • B. 

      Clean up or blow away the dust while working. The band saw is probably the most commonly used tool in the studio, do not make others wait.

    • C. 

      Stop the machine and clean up the area.

  • 9. 
    The band saw is used for:
    • A. 

      Flat wooden shapes

    • B. 

      Curved and otherwise irregular wooden shapes

    • C. 

      Plastic

    • D. 

      Wood even if it has minor nails or similar materials in it

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