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.Check out the rest of the Metal Shop classes:
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.
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Lesson 2: Using the Vise
The vise is critical to holding your metal bar or tube material secure while the blade is cutting.
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Lesson 3: Adjusting the Cold Saw
While using the saw, you will periodically need to adjust speed and miter angle.
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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.
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Now that you have the skills, what are you waiting for?
Get out there and make something!