Bay Path Band Saw

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Bandsaw Quizzes & Trivia

Safety Instructions


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Set the saw guide to ________ the stock before turning on the power.
    • A. 

      1 inch above

    • B. 

      2 inches above

    • C. 

      Within 1/2 inch of

    • D. 

      Within 1/8 inch below

  • 2. 
    Do not put your fingers closer than the ________.
    • A. 

      2 inches

    • B. 

      1 inch

    • C. 

      3/4 of an inch

    • D. 

      1/2 inch

  • 3. 
    Do not place your hand ________ the blade while cutting stock.
    • A. 

      Away from

    • B. 

      Clear

    • C. 

      Along side

    • D. 

      Directly in line with

  • 4. 
    Do not stand on the ________ of the bandsaw while it is running.  A broken blade is likely to fly in that direction.
    • A. 

      Front side

    • B. 

      Back side

    • C. 

      Right side

    • D. 

      Left side

  • 5. 
    ________ before backing out of a cut.  This avoids pulling the blade of its wheels.
    • A. 

      Clean off the machine

    • B. 

      Raise the guard

    • C. 

      Turn on the power

    • D. 

      Turn off the power

  • 6. 
    To avoid bending or breaking a blade and damaging your work, you should not twist or bend a saw blade with your stock.  Make ________ before sawing sharp curves and never use extreme force to cut your material.
    • A. 

      Dark lines

    • B. 

      Double lines

    • C. 

      Relief cuts

    • D. 

      Fast cuts

  • 7. 
    Do not cut ________ stock on the band saw without a special v/block set up.
    • A. 

      Flat

    • B. 

      Round

    • C. 

      Square

    • D. 

      Long

  • 8. 
    Stock must be supported against the ________ of the blade. The toe of the bevel should be flat on the table.
    • A. 

      Downward thrust

    • B. 

      Upward thrust

    • C. 

      Side thrust

    • D. 

      Back thrust

  • 9. 
    If the blade breaks or comes of the wheels: shut off the power, stand clear, ________ and do not open the wheel guards.
    • A. 

      Speed up the blade

    • B. 

      Stand on the foot brake

    • C. 

      Hold onto the wheels

    • D. 

      Let the machine coast to a complete stop

  • 10. 
    Do not ________ a moving bandsaw blade.
    • A. 

      Work with

    • B. 

      Make relief cuts with

    • C. 

      Reach around

    • D. 

      Cut curves with

  • 11. 
    Never try to clean off the band saw table with your hands when the saw is running.  If scaps and/or cut stock need to be cleared away, ________ to remove stock away from the moving blade.
    • A. 

      Use a piece of scrap material atleast 10inches long

    • B. 

      Use a rag or brush

    • C. 

      Ask another student

    • D. 

      Use your fingers

  • 12. 
    Any operation which requires a special set-up must be approved by the instructor ________ the operation.
    • A. 

      Prior to the start of

    • B. 

      During

    • C. 

      After

    • D. 

      Half way into

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