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Johnson Bandsaw
Owner/Loaner PS:One
Serial Number J14445
Make/Model Johnson Model J (JD)
Arrival Date 1/13/14
Usability yes
Contact Dean Anderson
Authorization Needed yes
Hackable no
Estimated Value 700
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Johnson Bandsaw Area: {{{hostarea}}} https://wiki.pumpingstationone.org/Johnson_Bandsaw

This tool requires certification for use.

Johnson products are now supported by Dake. http://www.dakecorp.com/ Replacement parts for this saw are generally available.


Capacity 10" rounds, 18" flats
Blade Size 137" x 3/4"
Blade Speed 35, 90, 130, 190 FPM
Power 240V, 3 phase
Weight 683 pounds
Mfg. Date 1964


Installed: Bimetal 6-10 tooth -- best for 1" -3" cutting width. Cutting pieces narrower than 1" can strip the teeth of the blade. 601 Series - Haltbar M42 (0.75 x 0.035 - 6-10) @ 11' 5" https://www.sawblade.com/order-601-series-haltbar-m42.cfm


Grease pivot bar

Add coolant pan and pump.

Add blade brush.

Measure FPM for new step pulley.


Description Frequency Lubricant Instructions History
Hydraulic cylinder Maintain level at top of oil cup.
Gear Box yearly 80W-90 gear oil Drain and fill with 3 ounces of oil.

Requires removing gearbox. See below.

2/14 8 oz 85W90
Pivot bar monthly General purpose grease 2 Zert fittings. Use grease gun.

Gearbox oil change. Loosen 2 screws on the left edge of right top cover. Remove top 2 screws on the right side. Loosen bottom 2 screws on the right side cover. Slide top cover towards the center of the saw. Pivot the right cover down. Remove drive belt. Remove gearbox step pulley. Remove 3 bolts holding the gearbox. These are near the ring gear teeth. Remove the gearbox out the top of the saw between the two transverse brackets (long shaft comes out last). Drain/fill bolt is on the side opposite the pinion gear. Consider replacing the gaskets on the gearbox.


Item Description Supplier Cost
Bimetal Bandsaw Blade, 137"L, 3/4"W


Manual for the latest version of the Model J (very similar).


Good link for restoration, including coolant pan dimensions and bearing sizes. http://www.shopfloortalk.com/forums/showthread.php?t=21021

List of Currently Authorized Users

Qualified Member Trained By
Dean Anderson
Todd Allen Ed Bennet
David Morton Anna Yu
George Shaw Thomas Wright
bandit Gangwere Ed Bennet
Michael Skilton Tucker
Kyle Bieneman Todd Allen
Scott Little Todd Allen
RJ Metzger Todd Allen
Giovanni Arroyo Todd Allen
Mark C. Todd Allen
Joao Santos Todd Allen
Nicholas Haldereman Todd Allen
Doorman Dave Todd Allen
Stephen Ioannou Todd Allen
Lucas Goossen Todd Allen
Roger Moore Todd Allen
Matt Wilkens Todd Allen
Rhonda Jackson Todd Allen
Matt Meshulam Todd Allen
Kevin Pulver Todd Allen
Andrew Camardella Todd Allen
Mike Coriale Todd Allen
John Farmer Todd Allen
Jay Pee Todd Allen
Sam Paris Todd Allen
Jake Rush Todd Allen
Carolyn Ignacio Todd Allen
Andrew Sowa Todd Allen
Hilary Lee Todd Allen
Eric Slehofer Todd Allen
Sam Reicks Todd Allen
Tyler Matthew Todd Allen
Ben Bogler Todd Allen
Brittany Krawczyk Todd Allen
Cary Lahucik Todd Allen
Eric Yu Todd Allen
Davis Mazariegos Todd Allen
Dan Baltudis Todd Allen