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My 1997 Delta Unisaw 36-815 Refurbishing #6: Assembling rails and fence parts

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Blog entry by Holbs posted 02-02-2016 04:11 AM 819 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Just about done with the tear down and re-assembly of this Unisaw. After last blog entry and before this one, I had to ask advice about belts & such. You can read it here in the forums: http://lumberjocks.com/topics/141986

What a great adventure this is. Rails & fence mostly assembled. Cast iron top miter slots have been aligned with the saw blade. But now comes the next phases: mobile platform and consideration of slapping my Bosch 4100 into the right wing extension and ongoing modifications & accessories, for which I’ll keep this blog ongoing.

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Roger

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#1 posted 02-02-2016 12:48 PM

Looks like it just came off the assembly line…..........well, it just did.

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splintergroup

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#2 posted 02-02-2016 05:49 PM

A real beaut!

Don’t forget to consider the swing that access door requires to open if you are planning to install that 4100.
That probably is the #1 reason I wish I had waited for a left tilt.
The dual saw setup can be a very handy feature!

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