Jet 14-Inch SFX Bandsaw
Jet, one of the manufacturers in the JPW Industries stable of manufacturers, has released another woodworking tool that should make your job in the shop a whole lot more streamlined and enjoyable. The Jet 14-Inch SFX Bandsaw combines tubular steel construction with exceptional resaw capacity, large table dimensions and a list of features that Jet hopes will streamline woodworking for the professional and hobbyist alike.
What Jet Has To Say About It
“Our new Jet 14-Inch SFX Bandsaw is aggressively priced, while providing woodworkers with a lineup of premium features to tackle ambitious projects that involve sawing large work pieces, as well as providing maximum flexibility for intricate cuts. It’s a great fit for serious enthusiasts, as well as small to mid-sized woodshops.”
-Tobias Bridges, Jet Director of Product Management – Woodworking
What’s The Big Deal About The Jet 14-Inch SFX Bandsaw?
Secondly, the Jet 14-Inch SFX Bandsaw features heavy-duty welded steel frame construction. Its base is one piece with a lower bearing bolt pattern that adds some rigidity. Let’s face it, at 300 lbs. this floor-standing bandsaw probably isn’t going anywhere. Because of this tool’s weight and construction, along with machined and computer-balanced cast iron blade wheels, this bandsaw an offer unprecedented levels of vibration reduction and accurate blade tracking.
Next, let’s talk tables. The Jet 14-Inch SFX Bandsaw features a large table. It measures 21-1/16″ L x 17-1/8″ W, which equates to 360 square inches of work surface. Jet uses precision-ground cast iron for flatness. The table also tilts 0-45° for a range of bevel cuts, and it stands 40″ up from the floor.
For added safety and precision work, the table has a miter slot and miter gauge, as well as a dual-position fence. The fence can be used vertically for resawing and horizontally for precision cuts. The fully-adjustable fence slides on a steel guard rail and comes with a laser-etched scale and micro-adjust feature.
Power And Pricing
This new bandsaw is powered by a robust 1-3/4 Hp, single-phase motor that Jet has prewired for 115V service. It also comes with a paddle off-switch and safety key. Additionally, the bandsaw can connect to a dust extractor via its dual 4″-diameter dust ports.
The CSA-certified Jet 14-Inch SFX Bandsaw will run you north of $1100, which places it firmly into the more seriously-committed woodworker’s wheelhouse. It comes with a 5-year warranty, as well as Jet’s service and support guarantee program, Red Assurance.
Jet 14-Inch SFX Bandsaw Specs
- Stock Number: 714400K
- Model Number: JWBS-14SFX
- Resaw Capacity: 13+”
- Table Size: 21-1/16″ x 17-1/8″
- Throat Capacity: 13 ½”
- Fence: 18-3/16″ x 6-1/8″
- Blade Length: 116″
- Blade Width: 1/2″
- Outlet (115V): Yes
- Dust Collection Ports: 2 – 4” diam.
- Horsepower: 1 ¾ Hp
- Motor Phase (PH): 1
- Net Weight: 300 lbs.
- Warranty: 5-Year
- MSRP: $1226.62