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Powermatic 1791216K PWBS-14CS 14 in. 1-Phase 1.5 HP 115V/230V Band Saw

Model#: PWMN1791216K
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This PWBS-14CS Band Saw has an extra-large, two-piece cast-iron table. It consists of a 15 in. x 15 in. tilting section and a fixed 15 in. x 5 in. extension for a total working surface area of 15 in. x 20 in. A balanced, nine spoke cast-iron wheel makes for smooth blade travel, and a CARTER quick tension release lever makes blade changing easy. A micro-adjustable dual bearing blade guide system is featured above and below the table. A work lamp and chip blower improves the working conditions around the saw. A Poly-V belt maximizes power transmission while minimizing noise and vibration. The saw has a full 6 in. under-guide capacity with a 13-1/2 in. frame-to-blade clearance.
Features:
  • CARTER quick-tension release lever with full tension and blade release levels
  • With a powerful 1-1/2 HP TEFC motor and a wide Poly-V belt, full power is transferred from the motor to the drive wheel
  • Features a durable micro-adjustable dual bearing blade guide system above and below the table
  • Extra-large, two-piece cast-iron table consists of a 15 in. x 20-7/8 in. tilting (45 degrees right and 10 degrees left) section and a fixed 15 in. x 5 in. extension for a total working surface of 15 in. x 20 in.
  • Exclusive design, quick-release precision T-square style rip fence with 4 in. resaw attachment
  • Precision-balanced, nine-spoke cast-iron wheels run smoothly
  • Easy-to-read tensioning gauge settings indicated in blade width increments
  • Full 6 in. under-guide capacity with 13-1/2 in. width capacity
  • 60 watt lamp built into the body provides direct light on the blade and workpiece while cutting (bulb not included)
  • Chip blower ensures a clean, visible cut line
Includes:
  • PWBS-14CS 14 in. 1-Phase 1.5 HP 115V/230V Band Saw - 1791216K
  • CARTER Quick Tension Release
  • Adjustable Miter Gauge
  • T-Style Rip Fence with Resaw Assembly
  • 1/4 in. Band Saw Blade
  • Gooseneck Work Light
  • Chip Blower
  • 1791217 - Riser Block (FREE)
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Specifications

Weight: 203 lbs.
Blade Speed: 3,000 SFPM
Cutting Capacity: 13-1/2 in. (width)
Dust Chute Diameter: 4 in.
Horsepower: 1.5
Min. Length: 93-1/2 in.
Motor: 1-Phase
Stand Type: Closed
Table Height: 44 in.
Table Tilt: 45 degrees Right & 10 degrees Left
Voltage: 115/230V

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PowermaticPWBS-14CS 14 in. 1-Phase 1.5 HP 115V/230V Band Saw
 
4.5

(based on 20 reviews)

100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (14)
  • Good power output (11)
  • Good design (10)
  • Safe (9)
  • Great blade (4)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • In the workshop (17)
    • Home improvement (6)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Avid do-it-yourselfer (14), Casual do-it-yourselfer (3)

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    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Excellent Buy !!

    By Edd

    from Demotte, IN.

    About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Good Design
    • Powerful

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Home Improvement
      • In The Workshop

      Comments about PWBS-14CS 14 in. 1-Phase 1.5 HP 115V/230V Band Saw:

      I have used my 14in powermatic bandsaw mainly to resaw rough sawn Cherry. In combination with a Olsen blade it ate through 1 x 11 boards NO PROBLEM !!

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Powermatic 14 Band Saw

      By Jon

      from Lake Placid, NY

      About Me Casual Do-It-Yourselfer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use
      • Good Design
      • Great Blade
      • Powerful
      • Safe
      • Sturdy

      Cons

      • Challenge to set-up

      Best Uses

      • Home Improvement
      • In The Workshop

      Comments about PWBS-14CS 14 in. 1-Phase 1.5 HP 115V/230V Band Saw:

      Great for fine cuts, first time re-saw worked well, lining up motor was a challenge, needs two people. The light, and other extras are well worth the price for this band saw. Top quality.

      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Gets it done !

      By Edd

      from Demotte IN

      About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Use

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • In The Workshop

        Comments about PWBS-14CS 14 in. 1-Phase 1.5 HP 115V/230V Band Saw:

        So far I have done mostly re-sawing Cherry does a great job. The fence does not sit square to the table I will look into this later when I am done with my project.

        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Exceeded Expectations

        By Mr. B

        from Cary, IL

        About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • In The Workshop

            Comments about PWBS-14CS 14 in. 1-Phase 1.5 HP 115V/230V Band Saw:

            I make a small boxes, artistic designs in wood, etc.. I needed a saw that just stayed truer than the one I had. This definatley fit the bill. I love it. The only con is the light. It's too big and is not positioned very well. Probably will end up taking it off.

            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Nice saw, fence and blade must go.

            By JE

            from Tucson, AZ

            About Me Avid Do-It-Yourselfer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about PWBS-14CS 14 in. 1-Phase 1.5 HP 115V/230V Band Saw:

                  The saw is great. The fence is lacking. The fence does not adjust easily for square to blade and other degrees of freedom. I could not get the fence correctly set up after much effort. I resolved to use a modified Kreg fence system.

                  I didn't bother with the stock blade. There are many superior blades available. You need a longer blade with the riser block anyhow.

                  All other aspects of the saw seem are really nice.

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                  • PWBS-14CS 14 in. 1-Phase 1.5 HP 115V/230V Band Saw

                    Q:

                    Minimum blade length shows at 93.5". What is the max length?
                    Asked on 3/28/2014 by stevphoenix from United States

                    1 answer

                    • CUSTOMER CARE

                      A:

                      Minimum Saw Blade width .1/8"
                      Maximum Saw Blade width .3/4"
                      Blade Length.93-1/2"

                      Answered on 4/2/2014 by Ken from Atlanta, GA
                  • PWBS-14CS 14 in. 1-Phase 1.5 HP 115V/230V Band Saw

                    Q:

                    How much does it weigh?
                    Asked on 3/25/2014 by phoenix from 30650

                    1 answer

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                      A:

                      Gross Weight:
                      Body ..178 lbs
                      Closed Stand ..87.5 lbs

                      Answered on 4/1/2014 by Ken from Atlanta, GA
                  • PWBS-14CS 14 in. 1-Phase 1.5 HP 115V/230V Band Saw

                    Q:

                    What are blade changes like? Are they time consuming, where you find yourself needing a third hand?
                    Asked on 10/13/2012 by Paw-Pa Rick from Madison Alabama

                    2 answers

                    • A:

                      Blade changes are quick and simple on this machine.

                      Answered on 10/15/2012 by Community Answer from None
                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      Powermatic engineers have made great improvements to the design and ease of use of their machines. The blade change on this band saw is much simpler than in previous generations. 3 hands are not required!

                      Answered on 10/16/2012 by Nate from Atlanta
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