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This little gem cleaned up pretty nice.
Dec 27, 2011
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#1 posted 12-27-2011 03:31 PM
WOW! There is hope for the one I have!!
Thanks for sharing!!!
-- Kelly, woodworker under construction
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#2 posted 12-27-2011 03:31 PM
Great job on the rehab.
A few Q’s:Did you need to upgrade/replace any hardware/bearings? (How difficult)Does using non-oem paint diminish any resale value?How accurate/easy to use is the fence?How accurate/easy to adjust is the blade/height?
I recently was given a very similar (if not the same) saw. I plan on rehabing it in the future. I just Hope I can make it half as good as your effort
Again, nice job.
-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?
#3 posted 12-27-2011 03:40 PM
DIYaholic,The bearings seem to be fine, no wobbles. There is one broke piece broken that holds the table at 90, but i was able to tighten it down, but couldn’t us the table at a angle. The blade/height adjustment works smoothly.
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#4 posted 12-27-2011 04:15 PM
Wow, that’s neat. I found one almost exactly like that a couple years ago at a yard sale. I have yet to restore it, maybe someday. I love to see old tools brought back to life.
-- A childs smile is payment enough.
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#5 posted 12-27-2011 04:28 PM
Hard to believe that’s the same saw from the other picture!Very nice job !
-- Eric, central Florida
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#6 posted 12-27-2011 04:33 PM
Looks like a new one. Nice work restoring it.
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#7 posted 12-27-2011 04:42 PM
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#8 posted 12-27-2011 05:46 PM
A thing of beauty to one probably as old as your saw – but probably not in as good shape.
-- Chuck near Nashville - “All you are unable to give possesses you” (Andre Gide)
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#9 posted 12-27-2011 05:47 PM
Awesome! I absolutley love seeing an old tool or machine get restored. You did a great job.
-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"
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#10 posted 12-27-2011 07:41 PM
Sure did clean up nice
-- Don, Royersford, PA
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#11 posted 12-27-2011 07:43 PM
Nice restore on this saw.
-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---
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#12 posted 12-28-2011 01:32 AM
Looks like a great looking tool. Nice job cleaning it up.
-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)
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#13 posted 12-28-2011 01:40 AM
wow great job,looks great nothing like the old tools to show how it was done. i have a dewalt ras. a fantastic tool. this should inspire folks to buy some old tool and restore and use them also….. shinju
-- enjoy, be well and enjoy life with all around you
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#14 posted 12-28-2011 02:27 AM
Very cool, now you need a monkey wards band saw to go with it.
-- Thank You Veterans!
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#15 posted 12-28-2011 03:07 AM
Great rehab! What did you use to clean up the table? It looks like new.
Is this one that you tilt table instead of the blade?
Thanks for sharing.
-- Rick Gustafson - Lost Creek Ranch - Colorado County, Texas
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