Replaced Table Saw Arbor Bushings, Painted Table Saw, Finished Stand/Router Table Combo.

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Blog entry by Jason Peabody posted 436 days ago 1951 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Got a lot done since my last post. I got the new arbor bushings into my Craftsman 113.27520 saw:

While it was apart, my wonderful wife jumped in and helped me to re-paint it a snazzy blue!

And I finally finished the router cabinet for the WOOD magazine mobile sawing and routing center, and got everything put together:

We are moving after only living here a year; buying a house with more land. So it’s just going to be little projects for the shop with the materials I have, until then …

-- When you begin to coast, then you are on the downgrade.

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#1 posted 435 days ago

Nice work, it looks like it’ll serve you well!

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#2 posted 435 days ago

Great job, and congratulations on your new home.

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#3 posted 435 days ago

I don’t know about that blue :)

But that is a nice restore and a very nice workstation for it. I love the old Craftsman/Emerson saws. They are just so simple to work on – barring the mixup with bearing sizes, you could have had the bearings replaced in less than a day. And every time I hear of alignment woes posted here with double-tube support for the blade I appreciate the one-piece cast iron design of Sears 113 series saws.

I predict you’ll be using this workstation and saw for a loooong time!

-- "Find out what you cannot do and then go do it!"

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#4 posted 435 days ago

Thanks for the comments, everyone!

We considered bright red for the saw as well … We though we were being conservative going with blue :)

-- When you begin to coast, then you are on the downgrade.

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#5 posted 435 days ago

Congrats on finishing the 113 … I like the blue, it’s yours and there is probably none other like it …
to have the wife help you in the shop makes you truly blessed.
And a new home to boot?? hope there is plenty of room for the shop.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#6 posted 435 days ago

That is a fabulous resto….post some BIGGER pics please!!!


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#7 posted 434 days ago

Beautiful restore. I’ve got an old ‘50’s model Craftsman, and I luv that old saw. Check mine out here:

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#8 posted 434 days ago

I like the blue. Not sure I could pull it off, but that old Craftsman wears it well.

-- Bucket, any person that spends 10k on a bicycle is guaranteed to be a $@I almost started to like you. -bhog

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#9 posted 434 days ago

+1 for the blue! ‘Course, blue’s my favorite color anyway ;). Great job restoring the saw. That looks like a wonderful workcenter you made for yourself. Good luck on the move!

-- Robb

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