The Unisaw Experience

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Blog series by MrMeasureTwice updated 08-26-2013 01:32 PM 5 parts 7945 reads 34 comments total

Part 1: The deal of a lifetime... my first Unisaw (maybe my one and only!)

07-29-2012 01:54 AM by MrMeasureTwice | 18 comments »

Fellow Lumberjocks,I submit to you the story of my Unisaw (so far…). On June 26th, a Unisaw popped up on Craigs List with a price of $300 – I hesitantly clicked expecting one of two things to happen. Either the posting would have been deleted already because I did not see it within 37 seconds of it being listed and sold, OR, it would actually be a heap of PARTS for a Unisaw. But, I clicked anyway… Lo and behold, it was still listed, and NOT a pile of parts! Immediately cl...

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Part 2: Tearing it down, inspection, cleaning, and a clearance issue...

07-30-2012 04:36 AM by MrMeasureTwice | 4 comments »

Fellow LumberJocks,I submit to you, the second installment of the Unisaw Experience… Day two plan: remove the table clean the interior of the saw inspect trunion ways clean ways of any crud/corrosion check motor clearance… Table removal was uneventful, but required assistance from my 20 year old son to put it aside once the bolts were removed. When removing the bolts, I noticed one was longer than the other three. Not sure if that is normal, or ?? Maybe someone h...

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Part 3: Blades of Glory!!

08-02-2012 05:23 AM by MrMeasureTwice | 6 comments »

Hi fellow sawdust creators,In the pause during this week before I actually touch my Unisaw again on Saturday, I thought I would share my new blades that will soon be doing 10’s of thousands of revolutions and ripping, crosscutting and mitering their way to oblivion… Introducing the four new additions to the “blade brigade”........ May I present “Lord Combination”, offering a variety of talents to his royal highness, ME Please welcome “The Duk...

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Part 4: The Woodworking "devil" made me do it...

08-10-2012 03:20 AM by MrMeasureTwice | 3 comments »

Dear almighty woodworking god – please help me with my addiction. I now know that I have a serious problem and I am not sure how to conquer it. AWWG (almighty wood working god), here’s is my problem… I am addicted…... addicted to….... choke – gulp! TABLE SAWS!!!! It’s true AWWG, and it is a SERIOUS problem. I see one on “the devil’s web site”, Craig’s List and I am unable to contain myself. I immediately email or ca...

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Part 5: It is gone...

08-26-2013 01:32 PM by MrMeasureTwice | 3 comments »

This is part 5 of this series, and the last entry. I know, I know, but some things have got to come to an end. I had to make a decision – a tough, life altering decision. My dilemma was, and still is, that I have a very narrow, one-car garage as my wood shop. The Unisaw with the BIESEMEYER fence made it impossible to pass by it, so anytime I had to get past it for a tool, wood, hardware, etc., I was forced to walk around through the other garage, through the door into the shop, get w...

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