Archive for June, 2011

Simple Wheel Balancing Jig

June 13, 2011

I was recently changing tires on my band saw and needed to balance the wheels. I have heard of the method where you spin the wheel and whichever side ends up down the most time is the heaviest, but i wanted a little more precision. After several failed attempts to use a spinning-top kind of a device i came up with (and i don’t claim originality) with following simple device:

Wheel Balancing Jig


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