When it comes to outfitting your home workshop, a bandsaw should not be the first consideration. Other tools, like a table saw, chop saw, and bench planer will see more use. But as craftsmanship improves, a bandsaw becomes critical for cutting delicate curves in sheet goods and resawing planks into thinner slices. Bandsaws are not limited to woodworking, either. Metalsmiths, plumbers, and other tradesmen find them indispensable for making precise cuts on pipe, conduit, and sheet metal. Here’s how to find the right bandsaw for your project list.