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lakandiwa

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06-12-2017 11:48 PM

Topic tags/keywords: tablesaw craftsman vintage woodworking tool

Found this table saw online for $30 and need some help deciding if its a good one, or just a model that will be a pain to get rid of later. Any help would be much appreciated.



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Clarkie

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#1 posted 06-13-2017 12:12 AM

Get a close up of the Craftsman badge on the saw, that would help get you the year from the guys here.

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Loren

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#2 posted 06-13-2017 12:28 AM

Looks like a 101 model with an upgraded
fence from the 1970s or 80s.

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#3 posted 06-13-2017 12:36 AM

Hard to tell much from the pics, but those hand wheels and wings are probably worth the price of admission. Is there a motor with a belt hanging off the back?

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lakandiwa

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#4 posted 06-13-2017 12:51 AM

Not sure about the motor, I’m going to take a look at it tomorrow morning. But yeah the wings are pretty cool, which is why I noticed it to begin with

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#5 posted 06-13-2017 12:58 AM

If the arbor and trunnions aren’t worn it’s definitely worth picking up. Is it a Unisaw? No, but if you just need to rip some wood and occasionally crosscut it’ll do the job.

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