Customer reviewers on Craftsman.com give the Craftsman 14-inch band saw 4.5 out of five stars. Craftsman and Amazon.com customer reviewers give the Craftsman 1/3 horse power 3.5 amp 10-inch band saw four and 3.9 out of five stars, respectively, as of December 2015.
Reviewers at Craftsman.com like that the blade guides on the Craftsman 14-inch band saw are easy to set and have easy access. They say the band saw is affordable, sturdy and easy to set up and operate, but warn that the model is heavy and hard to move. One reviewer cautions that the belt-tensioner pulley is positioned incorrectly.