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WEN 3962 Two-Speed Band Saw Review with Stand

WEN 3962 Two-Speed Band Saw Review with Stand

I guess you have used a variety of saw for your projects. So, you can simply differentiate the features you get from the best band saw. No matter how large the band saws are, you can work on Wen Bandsaw with the flexibility you want. On the bandsaw blades, you can work efficiently with all the flexibility. Straight long cuts or any angled cuts are really comfortable to perform here. With a jigsaw, it’s quite impossible to have the cuts in a precise way. You will get the unparalleled straightness from this type of heavy tool.

Without any confusion, the band saw machine is able to beat the jigsaw in terms of cut stability and the ability to perform the straight cuts. Which is really difficult to accomplish with a jigsaw according to its pattern of cut. So, you can imagine WEN 3962 or Wen Bandsaw is not just a simple tool; it will help you get your any type of job done with excellence. It 2-speed feature will help you to control the tool in better and make every cut enjoyable to the workers.

Whom is this product for?

The bandsaw is not a joke. It is the kind of most efficient saw; you can get for your woodworking and metalworking. Professionals would love this kind of saw as they don’t need to think about the width of the working object. When working with a band saw you just need care about the perfect cut and the blade’s organization. Anything that comes in touch of this Wen Bandsaw tool is cut in a perfect way.

Comparing to another kind of automatic and manual saws you get far better support for your commercial and industrial projects from a band saw. It runs constantly at a great speed no matter angled or straight cut you can have the job done in a convenient way.

WEN 3962 Explained

Wen 3962 is not a simple automatic saw. It comes with a powerful motor. That needs 3.5 amp current to run the machine. The most enjoyable to work with it is, you have 2 different speeds to work efficiently with this power tool.

Two speeds 1520 and 2620 FPM of this tool will help you perform better on your workpieces. Depending on the circumstance you can increase or decrease the speeds and perform in an efficient way. If you are in love with a portable band saw this 2-speed feature would help you to switch to this heavy duty band saw. Most of the users will prefer this tool as a wood band saw. So will you need to look for metal cutting band saw? no need.

It’s not like Wen 3962 is limited to only woodworking if you get a bi-metal 1/2″ 14 TPI blade you can also enjoy metals cut with the same machine. You will need no effort to get rid of a 1″ thick T6 aluminum. After this, you will surely consider this as a metal band saw.

This table band saw has got the comfortable table to work on. The work table is designed in a way to be leveled up to 45 degrees. It helps the users to get the angled cut just in a nip which might not be possible in another form of the saw. It’s true that when you not a professional and need a small band saw to make sure your backyard projects are going well, then it might not be the best choice.

Specifications

  • Dimension: 13 3/4ʺ x 15 3/4ʺ x 25 1/4ʺ
  • Model Number: 3962
  • Weight: 73 lbs.
  • Machine Size: 10ʺ
  • Blade size: 1/8 ʺ – ½ʺ
  • Current flow needed: 3.5 amp
  • Depth of cut: 6ʺ
  • Width of cut: 9 ¾ʺ
  • Blade length: 72ʺ
  • Work table area: 14-1/8ʺ x 12-1/2ʺ
  • Table bevels: 0˚- 45˚
  • Speed: 1520 or 2620 FPM
  • Includes: Work light, 3 in 1 dust port, a fence, a miter gauge, and a 3/8ʺ blade
  • Warranty: 2 years

Pros

  • 2-speed operation helpful for a variety of task
  • A range of blade between ½ to 1/8 can be used
  • Tilting table helps to get angled cuts
  • Measuring guide with the tool
  • Flexible work light
  • Ball bearing base operation

Cons

  • Sometimes the blade setup is really frustrating
  • It becomes difficult to get the perfect match of the blade on the tire

Common Questions and Answers

  • Question: Does the blade need to be exactly 72 inches?
    Answer: With the package, you will get a 72″ x 3/8″ – 7 TPI blade. We have found some of the users set the blade of 72 5/8″, no real issue.
  • Question: How should the blades center on the tire?
    Answer: The blade should be centered from the deepest part of the gullet.
  • Question: Is there any obstacle to cut through wide objects like 4-inch table leg?
    Answer: No problem at all. Many of the users have tried to cut 5-inch diameter oak with this tool, and they have done it successfully.
  • Question: How much voltage do we need to run this heavy tool?
    Answer: 120 Volt.

Our Remarks

Band saws can easily outperform other variants of saws due to the versatility it has. So is the Wen Bandsaw. No matter how hard is the cutting it can perform according to workers need. What you may find is Wen 3962 is just a 10-inch saw, you may find it hard to perform your professional tasks. You also have got the freedom to Jet 14 bands which is perfectly sized for professionals.

Surely, when you opt for doing something, you should choose a tool that is exclusively designed for that specific task. Band saws are great in this regard as they are equally effective for every sort of woodcutting.

 

About the author

Willie Osgood

An Avid Metalworker

Willie doesn’t really consider himself an artist, rather a craftsman involved in practical trades. Yet, most of his projects require him to make interesting and fine objects. Being the eldest son of a carpenter, his background is 100 percent rooted in crafting. He found the art of blacksmithing quite appealing since his teenage years… that fire, the sound of swinging hammers, and those long and shiny blades that came out as a finished product. Soon he literally became obsessed with metal – the way it moved, worked, and changed when heated or cooled.

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