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Buffalo forge No. 61. Drill press restoration.

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Blog series by Wayne updated 02-05-2012 01:18 AM 3 parts 11755 reads 17 comments total

Part 1: Clean up for repairs.

10-03-2011 12:19 AM by Wayne | 2 comments »

I’ve been looking to equip my shop with “hand powered” tools. So when I saw this, It was love at first sight. I had it shipped home, and sadly, It arrived with the frame broken in two. After filling a claim with the shipping company, I was not happy with their offer to refund my money “on further inspection” (meaning give it to them and await payment)—-no thank you. I will now have it “welded” by a local machine shop. 1) As it arived. A beaut...

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Part 2: paint

02-02-2012 09:53 PM by Wayne | 5 comments »

I have put work into this sparingly. I sanded as little as possible, 2 coats of black spray paint, and a little oil for the moving parts. Now to find an efficient way to mount.

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Part 3: Fin

02-05-2012 01:18 AM by Wayne | 10 comments »

I finally have it mounted, and have tested it. Im gonna atempt posting a couple videos of it in action.By the way… Im an idiot. The lever in the video engages the bit into the wood not disengages. It is slower…but it is designed to be sort of an automatic feed…yep…i know…... I blame it on the excitement. here And here

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