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Blog series by Bluepine38 updated 09-30-2013 06:26 PM 2 parts 6945 reads 7 comments total

Part 1: Repairing Delta 34-966 Tilting Arbor Saw

05-24-2012 07:47 PM by Bluepine38 | 5 comments »

When Canadian Chips obtained his Delta 8” table saw and 4”jointer combination, I was very interestedbecause of a conversation I had with a model airplane builder. He put a thin kerf skil saw blade on a 10” table saw and used it to cut small precision wood parts for making models. This idea would work evenbetter on an 8” saw if I only wanted to cut small items. I printed out PM-1722 from Old Woodworkingmachines and discovered this little saws arbors and parts were mad...

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Part 2: Frankensaw

09-30-2013 06:26 PM by Bluepine38 | 2 comments »

I bought and rebuilt a 1949 Delta Cabinet Saw for my shop, but it is a little big for small projects, so I decidedto redo my Delta 8” tablesaw for smaller projects. Solid table saw extension for a Delta 8” saw are not easilyfound, but I had an old Atlas 8” table saw I got free with an open style extension that after I drilled a coupleof holes bolted right up to my Delta. These older saws were not made for dust collection, so I cut a few pieces of masonite and made a ...

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