General 12” band saw


GENERAL INTERNATIONAL offers a new 12” band saw, model 90-040M1, featuring a 2/3-hp motor 12” inboard rip cut capacity and a 6 1/2” depth of cut, according to the company.

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The saw has a 21-1/2” x 15-3/4” cast-iron table that tilts right up to 45 degrees, European-style blade guide bearings, blade tension knob, safety lockout switch with removable key and multi-size dust port for fitting 4”, 3”, or 2” hose. The saw also comes with a miter guide, aluminum crosscut fence and dual-position rip fence system. It retails for $560. For information, visit

This article originally appeared in the May 2015 issue.

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