One of the donated tools in the space is an old Harbor Freight 4x6 bandsaw. It is in somewhat rough shape and really needs to be torn down, cleaned up, and put back together correctly.
The basic project plan:
At the very least, replacing the stand and adding a gas cylinder in place of the tension spring seem like clear wins. I also have most of the parts to add liquid cooling to the saw, so that might be an interesting project.