LumberJocks

Dewalt Radial Arm Saw Restoration

  • Advertise with us
Blog series by john1102 updated 01-28-2012 06:50 AM 2 parts 17239 reads 14 comments total

Part 1: Breakdown and Saw assessment

01-28-2012 05:12 AM by john1102 | 3 comments »

I found this saw out-of-state in Minnesota for sale by a cabinet making shop who had upgraded to an upcut saw. This is a 1962 Dewalt Powershop 1400, one of the coveted earlier models, powerful, 110 volts, and many nice features. I had a friend pick it up for me so it didn’t cost me any gas and the price was to good to pass up. At the shop he ran the saw and cut some scrap to test it out, it worked just fine. He traveled 600 miles to my house and we turned it on and it just hummed, n...

Read this entry »


Part 2: RE-Wiring, New Table (MR. Sawdust), New Mobile Base

01-28-2012 06:50 AM by john1102 | 11 comments »

I will show a few pictures of the new coiled wire I added. To attach it I took one of the dual wire holders under the swing arm that was only being used by one wire and swapped it with the one on the column side that was a single wire clamp. Very clean look. The below photos show, I had to get a little creative. Since the new wire coiled cord was larger, I had to get a new wire bushing and modify it, however this coiled cord is heavier and I didn’t want it to stress or pull on...

Read this entry »



DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase