JET 708115K JWBS-14CS 14-Inch 1 Horsepower Woodworking Band saw Review

Larger Table with Heat and Friction Reducing Blades
JET 708115K JWBS-14CS 14-Inch 1 HP Woodworking Band Saw Review

Product Name: JET 708115K JWBS-14CS 14-Inch 1 HP Woodworking Band Saw

Product Description: JET Band Saw

Price: $$$

Currency: US

Availability: InStock

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  • 9.3/10
    Rating - 9.3/10
9.3/10

Summary

The JET 708115K JWBS-14CS 14-Inch 1 HP Woodworking Band Saw most robust performance is attributed to an HP engine. It moves the blade at a high speed of 3000 strokes per minute. This is how it delivers quick and efficient results.

JET power tools are known for their precision performance and powerful features. This brand has produced several industrial and other lower level tools. Although not for quite difficult industrial or heavy-duty applications, the JET 708115K JWBS-14CS 14-Inch 1 HP Woodworking Band Saw is suitable for serious hobby followers, craftsmen or home/ shop use.

It is a handy tool which comes with full enclosure stand and a dust collector chute. It requires lesser time for assembly and set-up. It provides years and years of solid use with the same diligent performance. Detailed discussion of specs and features is as follows.

Larger tilting table

The JET 14-Inch 1 HP Woodworking Band Saw has a larger tilting table than usually provided. This is to allow the user a plenty of space and the necessary capacity to house all the equipment for the tasks. The table can also tilt 45 degree to the right side and 10 degrees to the left side. The larger work area allows one to work on any desired task.

To cut larger pieces of wood or any other dense item, t has a cut capacity of six-inch depth. The cast iron frame construction contributes to the strength of the tool. It provides smooth performance and optimum control and stability.

Heat and friction reducing blades

To allow it to last for longer times even after the most rugged use, it features a micro-adjustable lower blade guide. This reduces friction and prolongs the blade life. The graphite impregnated polymer blade guides along with the roller bearing thrust guides allow a more rapid set-up and cooler blade.

By reducing the heat, all these guides can prevent the damage and abuse which can cause the damage to the components of the machinery. Heavy gauge metal housing and powder coated exterior prevents the chipping or cracking of the exterior.

Specs and features

  • Item Weight: 185 pounds
  • Product Dimensions: 19 x 26 x 68 inches
  • Size: Large
  • Color: port
  • Power Source: corded-electric
  • Horsepower: 1 HP
  • Included Components: stand
  • Warranty Description: 2 year

Pros

  • 14-inch band saw with enclosed stand;
  • 6-inch by 13-1/2-inch cutting capacity
  • 1-horsepower engine moves blade at 3,000 strokes per minute
  • Cast-iron table; graphite-impregnated polymer blade
  • Includes stand, saw, blade, dust chute
  • 68 by 26 by 19 inches; 15-inch by 15-inch table; 185 pounds
  • 5-year warranty

Cons

  • Dust port smaller, not suitable for cleaning

Verdict

The JET 708115K JWBS-14CS 14-Inch 1 HP Woodworking Band Saw most robust performance is attributed to an HP engine. It moves the blade at a high speed of 3000 strokes per minute. This is how it delivers quick and efficient results. It requires a little bit of post purchase assembly, for which the instructions have already been provided. Care should be taken and novice users should always seek the professional’s help.

The feature most appreciated by the current users is the larger than usual tilting table, which provides more workspace. It has been tried and tested by professional technicians in all kinds of conditions. They highly recommend this tool to others as well.

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