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Unisaw rebuilt project! #7: Unisaw Rebuilt is finish!

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Blog entry by Beginningwoodworker posted 03-07-2009 03:02 AM 1211 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 6: New Motor has arive! Part 7 of Unisaw rebuilt project! series Part 8: Unisaw Video! »

finish rebuild my Unisaw today! I install my new motor and the new parts that I order!

What I have spend so far

New/Use 1.5 Hp Rockwell/Unisaw Motor $190 bucks

Misc Parts $130.10

paint 10 to 15 bucks

bolts 4 to 5 bucks

other parts was donated.

Unisaw was a gift.

I install a WWII 40 tooth blade.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker



8 comments so far

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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 03-07-2009 03:08 AM

Charles, you have a bargain here. For about $400 you have a quality saw that will give you years of service.

Nice job.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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Lenny

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#2 posted 03-07-2009 04:24 AM

Hi Charles. You are a better man than I, rebuilding that wonderful piece of machinery. I’ll bet you felt great and had a big smile the first time you heard the motor kick in. I listened/watched the short clip you posted and it sounds great to me. Great job.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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matt garcia

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#3 posted 03-07-2009 05:03 AM

Looking good!! You’ll be a “Current Cabinetmaker” pretty soon!! Great job Charles!! You’re gonna love that WWII!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#4 posted 03-07-2009 05:16 PM

Thanks for the update with all the pics and video! While I was working in my shop the other day, the thought crossed my mind,”I wonder if Charles got his saw running yet?”

This is great to see. Have you installed the fence yet?

I am sure that you will get many years of service out of this machine. It will make woodworking so much easier.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#5 posted 03-07-2009 05:18 PM

D’oh! I just looked at the pics again and see you have the rails on the saw, where is the fence?

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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Beginningwoodworker

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#6 posted 03-07-2009 06:15 PM

Yes I have Todd, the fence it push down a little.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#7 posted 03-07-2009 07:36 PM

I am looking forward to seeing what projects may come from your tablesaw.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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Eric in central Florida

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#8 posted 04-02-2009 03:56 AM

Good job Charles.
I hope your new saw gives you plenty of happy cuts.
Now start making some sawdust!!!

-- All glory comes from daring to begin.

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