Here are some new pics
The body of the saw is coated with epoxy made for floors, blue to fit USA color scheme.
making a bottom plate with a slice through the center for clean out.
Angling the dust plate to the front of saw don’t want to cut another hole “week iron”
I will be making the sawdust port go around under the motor cover.
Using vinyl from old kitchen flooring to make a smooth path for the sawdust.
And now the flag trunnion pics
-- "Ya but what does he know anyhow?"