Cold Saw Class


4 Lessons

25 Enrolled


The Pier 9 Workshop is excited to share our full roster of Machine Training Curriculum on Instructables. Each class was developed over 5 years of hands-on collaboration with industry experts. We hope the knowledge we've gathered here will help any level of user be successful in a workshop.

The cold saw is a stationary saw with a circular blade specifically designed to cut metal. The cold saw is useful for making cuts in metal stock at various angles.

This class is part of a greater course series covering Metal Shop safety and basic use. In this course series you will learn how to operate and adjust machines to safely begin basic metal projects. A free PDF download of this class is available at the end of the last lesson.

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    Class Author:p9shopstaff

    We are a multidisciplinary team of innovators, fabricators and industry leaders who partner with our shop users to facilitate their diverse projects in a collaborative and supportive learning environment using state-of-the-art machines and technologies. With backgrounds in architecture, engineering, fabrication, furniture making, art, design, and exhibit development, we’re passionate about educating and empowering our local and online communities with our extensive Machine Training Curriculum and technical expertise.


    Lesson 1: Getting Started With the Cold Saw

    This lesson goes over the anatomy of the cold saw, as well as basic safety and best practices.

    Lesson 2: Using the Vise

    The vise is critical to holding your metal bar or tube material secure while the blade is cutting.

    Lesson 3: Adjusting the Cold Saw

    While using the saw, you will periodically need to adjust speed and miter angle.

    Lesson 4: Operating the Cold Saw

    How to run the machine and a few more tips and tricks to get you the best results on the cold saw. This lesson also includes a free PDF download of this class to use in your shop.

    Now that you have the skills, what are you waiting for?
    Get out there and make something!