This exam will test your knowledge of basic safety procedures for the Shopsmith Band Saw Module. Note: This test is intended for use by members of Pumping Station: One, Chicago, only.
Proper blade tension
Proper blade guard and guard adjustment
Proper blade alignment
All of the above
Tight against the stock to help hold it down.
The blade is fully stopped and to a height of 1/4" above the stock.
1/2" above the stock.
The machine is off and the blade is still coasting.
Downward towards the table and facing towards the front.
Upwards away from the table and facing towards the front.
Firm and tight against it.
Lightly dragging on the wheel.
Slightly clear the wheel within 1/32'.
None of the above
As close as you need, the band saw is very safe machine.
As far as practical, with a 3" minimum.
Within the spotlight area as long as you can see your fingers.
None of the above.
Make sure your work is clamped to the table.
Stand on the right side of the band saw while cutting.
Always use a reference or a miter gauge.
Keep your fingers and thumbs to the side outside of the path of the blade.
When the work to be sawed is resting flat on the table or in a jig.
When you need to make an inside cut.
There is no wait to use a fence or a miter gauge.
It should never be done.
Feed the work quickly.
Make relief cuts that will free the blade.
Feed the work slowly.
Back the blade out of the cut when it becomes bound.
Continue to try to push the stock forward.
Carefully back the stock off the blade while the blade is running.
Try to turn the stock on the table.
Stop the machine and back to stock off of the blade.
With the aid of another person.
It cannot be cut safely.
When using a "V" block.
When using a bar clamp.
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