Craftsman Table Saw Restortion #1: Craftsman Table Saw Restoration Part 1

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Blog entry by Chris Januski posted 09-26-2016 01:05 PM 244 reads 0 times favorited 0 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I started this project in May and have finally completed it. I was given an old Craftsman 12” direct drive saw from my father-in-law. The saw had been outside under a tarp for the last 3 years. The top was rusted and the gears were full of saw dust and gunk. The trunion was completely locked up.


I disassembled the saw and started with cleaning the gears. It took a couple of hours, but afterwards it worked wonderfully.

Next I began sanding the top. It was in pretty rough shape when I began.

More pics and updates to follow…

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