A good, properly setup bandsaw will do all that you want it to do, however
What is your most important issue? Seems to me that you have quality of cut,
precision, waste, dust, and safety issues to consider. Might even want to
throw speed of operation in there also.
Don't expect most bandsaws to give you the quality of cut, precision, or
speed you are already getting on the table saw ... AAMOF, it is doubtful you
will be able to improve on these particular aspects with any bandsaw.
Safety is one area that will improve with the bandsaw. Dust and waste, IME,
will only be marginally better with the bandsaw.
Offhand, I'd say you need to look for another, more defendable, excuse to
convince SWMBO that you need a new bandsaw. :)
Now, if it will improve your "attitude" as a gentle, caring, loving husband
and/or father... that is all the excuse you need.
Last update: 9/21/03
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