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1936 Delta/Rockwell 10' Bandsaw

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Blog entry by AJswoodshop posted 08-11-2012 11:53 PM 1303 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This 1936 Delta/Rockwell 10’ bandsaw, Is a machine that was giving to me. It was in really rough shape when I got it. But with a little cleaning it’s almost like new. The blade that came with it was 60 years old! So I replaced that, and cleaned the table. The belt that goes around the wheel I replaced also. Its a 1 HP motor, and made by delta/rockwell. The stand was built out of metal and wood. It weighs in at 180lb but can be moved with the wheel’s on the stand. Works well, and runs smoothly.
http://i1128.photobucket.com/albums/m498/Phoenixthemodder/th_3b03220c.jpg
Thanks for looking!
AJ

-- If I can do it.....so can you! -AJswoodshop



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BigAl98

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#1 posted 08-12-2012 12:48 AM

Nice job! Did you replace the motor? I restored a 14” Delta bandsaw too. I enjoyed doing it so much. It was as fun as doing a woodworking project.

Thanks!

Al

-- Al,New Jersey -To thine own self be true

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AJswoodshop

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#2 posted 08-12-2012 01:33 AM

No, I didn’t replace the motor. But the guy I got it from did.

AJ

-- If I can do it.....so can you! -AJswoodshop

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#3 posted 08-12-2012 04:51 AM

Need a much bigger pic. I currently use a 1936ish lathe which is nice and heavy with lots of features. Still good quality useable stuff today.

-- --Rev. Russ in NY-- A posse ad esse

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