Axminster Hobby Series HBS200N Bandsaw
Axminster Hobby Series HBS200N Bandsaw
£187.96 (£156.63 Ex. VAT)

Axminster Hobby Series HBS200N Bandsaw

Code: 102266

  • Compact, hobby rated machine with cast iron table
  • Rigid body construction allows high blade tension for increased accuracy
  • Upper and lower copper blade guides, gives better blade control
  • Rigid, quick locking rip fence, doors fitted with safety switches
  • Useful depth of cut - 80mm with 200mm width of cut
  • Supplied with 6mm 6tpi blade and rip fence
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£187.96 (£156.63 Ex. VAT)

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Frequently Bought Together

  • Axminster Hobby Series HBS200N Bandsaw
  • UJK Technology Bandsaw Buddy
  • Axminster Machine Wax 400g
  • Axcaliber High Carbon Blade 1,400mm(55.1/8") 6.3mm(1/4") x 14 Tpi
Total: £228.59

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Hobby Classification & 3 Year Guarantee

The Axminster Hobby Series HBS200N bandsaw is our smallest model and is designed to be bench mounted. It features a welded steel chassis with a cast iron table for strength and stability as well as a solid rip fence which locks rigidly. It’s a straightforward machine, with a direct drive motor and balanced cast alloy wheels. Blade width capacities range from 6-13mm; it also has copper blade guides and ball bearing thrust guides. These combine to effectively control the blade allowing thin slices of veneer to be cut and the top guide even has a rack and pinion height control. The top wheel is mounted in a welded steel sub frame with blade tensioning and tracking controls conveniently close. A single dust outlet port provides efficient dust removal when connected to a suitable vacuum extractor. The machine is supplied with a 6mm, 6tpi blade made from UK manufactured stock. This is a really effective little bandsaw and would be superb for the hobby or craft workshop or as an additional machine for smaller work.

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Blade Speed 800 m/min
Blade Width Min\Max 6mm (1/4") to 13mm (1/2")
Dust Extraction Outlet 40mm
Max Depth of Cut 80mm
Max Width of Cut 200mm
Max Width of Cut with Fence 102mm
Model HBS200N
Nett Weight 20kg
Overall L x W x H 450 x 430 x 700mm
Power 250W 230V 1ph
Rating Hobby
Table Height 290mm
Table Size 300 x 300mm
Table Tilt 0° - 45°
Min Extraction Airflow Required 200m³/hr
Bandsaw Blade Length 1,400mm (55")
Bandsaw Wheel Diameter 200mm
Reviews (11)

Customer Reviews

Overall rating 4.7 out of 5 based on 11 reviews

Newest Customer Reviews


D Gillingham

6 May 2017

Great bit of kit

I have been looking for a band saw for some time have looked at many saws on the market from low cost to high end small saws My brother does lot of carpentery useing lots of axminster tools he has an very big axminster band saw but top end so recommended this one to me, del next day, I just set it up a few adjustments out the box is all that was needed cuts really well this is a first class bit of kit very well made I like the heavy cast iron table very pleased for the money that I payed

Chris L

3 May 2017

First Class for what I want to use it for

As usual when opening a box I check first that everything is there and that nothing is damaged. In this instance the Instruction book was missing (however I was able to download a copy). Take time to read through the setting up instructions as the more time spent doing this right the less problems should occur when using the band saw. Everything went together perfectly first time and it was time for switch on. Brilliant, cuts easily and in straight lines. Do not try forcing the work through too fast, take your time and everything should be fine. Remember though, this is a hobbyist saw not a professional, so do not expect too much from it. I checked specs of this and several other makes alongside knowing what I wanted to do with it and decided on this model, I am glad I did.
My only quibble is having to buy a mitre fence separated when most other makes include one without increasing the price.


3 April 2017

Disappointed with quality of Item

Bandsaw arrived promptly and was well packaged. The saw was double boxed with most items sealed in plastic bags. On opening the and unpacking the items I thought at one point the saw had already been used, but the packaging would indicate it had not been used. The fence rail is aluminium and is marked and dirty. Not what I would expect for a new item the saw itself looked as if it had been wiped with a very dirty damp cloth. The rip fence handle is marked. The ratchet lever that holds the tilt quadrant is an M6 female lever. The threads were stripped clean and unable to be used. So I am unable to set up and use the bandsaw until I get delivery of a new M6 ratchet lever which I have ordered. It would appear that the bandsaw is new but the condition of some items would indicate it has been used or that not enough care has been taken in assembling the unit. I would suggest that the quality control at the manufacturing plant prior to boxing up leaves a lot to be desired and reflects badly on axminster who generally have good quality tools.


22 March 2017

Great little band saw

READ THE MANUAL FIRST. Take your time setting up, mine was delivered without a manual, but Axminster emailed me a copy and are sending a hard copy via snail mail, so all good there, before you start to adjust the blade, TIGHTEN EVERY BOLT on the back of the saw, as mine were all loose, and I wasted two hours trying to set blade in correct position it was only when I was ready to launch it, I realised the fly wheel bolts were all loose, so I checked every bolt and they were all the same, so once I tightened the bolts set up took about 20 mins, so save yourself time and frustration and check them first. I just used it to cut some pen blanks, and it's great, cuts nice and true straight lines, very pleased with end result, and noise is at a minimum, so happy days, I would recommend this bandsaw.


13 December 2016

Great saw

As others have said, this is a very well made saw with excellent features at a very reasonable price.

Mine had a couple of assembly problems that others may encounter. Firstly a number of fasteners were loose, including all three that hold the table bracket to the frame.

Secondly, when tensioned the blade did not run centrally on both wheels, being several mm further forward on the lower wheel. I removed the wheel to check and noticed that the boss is wider on one side. I put the wheel back reversed with the wider side next to the motor and that fixed the problem. It's always worthwhile to carefully go over and adjust any new machine.

Overall I am absolutely delighted with the saw.

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