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Forum topic by hairy posted 1801 days ago 859 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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1801 days ago

I wish I had room for this. It’s on the Cincinnati, Ohio craigslist.

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#1 posted 1801 days ago

I’ve seen similar models in some books. Those are total work horses. I’d like to look it over once if nothing else…


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#2 posted 1801 days ago

That really is an awesome saw! It’s beautiful just as a sculpture, not to mention the work horse concept!

Can’t you build a workshop over it?

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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#3 posted 1801 days ago

It looks like a lever with a weight instead of a spring to keep tension on the top wheel or is that lever for something else? I’m from that area, but haven’t lived there in a while, plus, as hair mentioned, no room for something like that. Looks cool though.

-- Dale Manning, Carthage, NY

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#4 posted 1801 days ago

This would need to have alot of work put into it to bring it up to a insurable and acceptably safe level.Just because they are part of history does not mean they were safe or easy to use even then.I too love old tools and it is doable but don’t expect to take it home and use it next day.IT is abeautiful item to look at though I have seen a lot of old iron thrown away over here in the UK, as rules and health and safety are so tight here Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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