Vintage 16" Walker Turner Bandsaw restore.

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Blog entry by Ken90712 posted 06-22-2013 02:03 PM 2030 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

In between my Blog of Blondie’s Bridal Chest, construction on the front of our house and work I helped a buddy restore a Vintage Walker Turner 16 inch band saw. This thing is a real beauty! Wow, they sure don’t make machines like they use too. It is completely reconditioned inside and out and in great working condition. He is selling this for $600.00. If I had a bigger shop I would love this but my 14” grizzly is easier to move around.

*3/4 Hp Motor, all new wiring and industrial on/ off switch. A 17” by 18” Cast iron table. It has a Re-saw capability of 12 inches. Brand new tires and all new bearings. Dimensions: Depth front to rear 30 1/2”, width 22”. Weight of the cast iron base, 125 pounds. Total weight of approx. 310 pounds. We live in Los Angeles and could arrange delivery through a freight company at buyers expense. We are not looking to make a profit on shipping. Thanks for looking…. Ken

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#1 posted 06-22-2013 02:31 PM

I wish you lived closer, that is a great saw, and good rebuild job. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 78 yr young apprentice carpenter

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woodshaver Tony C

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#2 posted 06-22-2013 02:32 PM

Wow! That sure is a nice band saw! Built to last! All I can do is drool but I know someone is going to scoop this beauty up. Great price too!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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Joe Lyddon

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#3 posted 06-22-2013 04:27 PM

Excellent Job!

Looks like a very nice band saw!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#4 posted 06-22-2013 06:36 PM

Oh Ken sale the Grizzly and you can have a old iron horse in the garage, making it mobile shouldn’t be that much of a issue what a thing of beauty…nice restoration…BC

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#5 posted 06-22-2013 08:32 PM

I’m with BC.
Sell the Griz – Keep this one.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#6 posted 06-23-2013 04:05 PM

Yea thx, now you got me thinking of selling the Grizz and keeping this… LOL

Thx for all the nice comments!!!!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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