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Feb 25, 2012
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#1 posted 02-25-2012 12:18 AM
Crazy. Seriously, it looks like a frankensaw, but the proof is in the puddin. And it looks like it cuts really well. Congratulations. The beauty of building something workable is you will always know how to fix yours.
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#2 posted 02-25-2012 12:23 AM
so impressive nice work ,a very cool saw.
-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture
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#3 posted 02-25-2012 12:30 AM
id would definately save that little slice of heaven ya got htere. Ive got a kool aid smile on for this accomplishment. wicked good job.
-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty
#4 posted 02-25-2012 12:34 AM
Thank ya’ll very much. I have to say I am proud of it.
Now, for my buddies, and the ones who just read all my ramblings, the ones who know me better probably are asking right now, “but William, all you done was reassemble a saw, take photos, and play with the saw. What else have you done today?”
Well, I don’t know about you guys, but when I finish a long, drawn out project such as this one, I like to change gears as soon as its done. I like to take a breather and whip out something quick and painless. So after getting my photos taken and pushing the saw over to where it will be stored when not being used, I made this.
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#5 posted 02-25-2012 12:36 AM
That is a great build. I have been to Wandel’s website and it’s very informative.
Y’all did a great job on this.
-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!
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#6 posted 02-25-2012 12:46 AM
An amazing accomplishment! But you knew this already. Just me trying to blow sunshine up your…...
The finish looks great! The wood blade guard looks much more at home than any metal one would have. I hope you tracked down the flying metal one though, just in case….....
See you in the “Stumpy Zone”!
-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?
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#7 posted 02-25-2012 12:57 AM
mighty fine…great job William, i love it when something like this is made…you done real good…..the proof is in the pudding…grizz
-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']
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#8 posted 02-25-2012 12:57 AM
An absolute masterpiece!
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#9 posted 02-25-2012 12:57 AM
what an incredible bandsaw William.. wow! vey awesome
-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com
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#10 posted 02-25-2012 12:59 AM
An amazing accomplishment William. I have so enjoyed watching you build this. I wished I could have been around a little more to help. But you have done well. The housing is very nice with a sturdy finish. This saw should give you a lot of years of use. I know you are proud. And I am happy for you.
-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com
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#11 posted 02-25-2012 01:04 AM
-- Haming it up in the 'bash.
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#12 posted 02-25-2012 01:27 AM
-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta
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#13 posted 02-25-2012 01:41 AM
Love that powerplant. And you can still run something else off the SS quill end. Nice job William.
-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglas boats he would have given us fibrerglas trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/
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#14 posted 02-25-2012 02:11 AM
This was done very well, I bet you learned many things along the way and used many others previously learned in this great piece of equipment project
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#15 posted 02-25-2012 02:13 AM
I love it and wish I had afew.
-- Please help me help other Vets click..> http://www.gofundme.com/m1abko.....It is always the right time, to do the right thing.
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