The 6" pulley on the saw was surprisingly hard to install. It really seems like my particular bandsaw had a slightly oversized shaft -- I had to thin it by a few thousandths with 400 grit emery cloth to get the pulley on. (When used with a Shopsmith, there's a very specific power takeoff adapter that's used. It may be that those are slightly larger than 5/8"? Who knows.)

With the motor pulley mounted, I was able to install the 42" cogged belt I'd ordered. And with that done, I was able to power up the saw and cut the final pieces of planking for the top of the base.

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