Magnetic Catch Holds Bandsaw Door Open
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Every time I changed the blade on my bandsaw, I invariably got bonked on the noggin by a persistently self-closing upper door.Tired of bumps and readjusted glasses, I concocted a simple remedy—a loop of string tied to a ring-type rare-earth magnet with a hole in the middle (Amazon.
com).Now I simply slap the magnet on a convenient spot on the saw frame, hook the loop over the door handle or latch, and it holds the door open.No more head bumps! I keep the magnet and string on the saw.
The whole shebang costs about 50 cents...