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Forum topic by swirt posted 04-08-2011 05:45 PM 4594 views 0 times favorited 10 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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swirt

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04-08-2011 05:45 PM

This is a probably a long shot but I know there are a few LJ’s in the upstate NY area. I’ll post it here free to any LJ before I put it on Craigslist.

I have a 1950’s Delta Milwaukee 8” Table Saw Model 34-500. (3/4HP 8.6A motor)
It works but is in need of a bit of fine tuning (a new lock nut on the depth adjuster, a new key…relatively minor stuff.

It was my Grandfather’s saw and I’ve owned it for 15 years, but we are moving and it can not come with us.

Here are the photos

These saws are solidly built and can be restored.
Here are some people that have done it and written about it
http://www.old-woodworking-tools.net/delta-homecraft-8-inch-table-saw.html

http://www.woodworkingtalk.com/f24/1952-delta-homecraft-34-500-8-table-saw-review-5034/

Again, this is free to any LJ that wants to come get it. I’d rather see it go to one of us than someone else, but after a few days I will put it on Craigslist if I nobody on here wants it.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com


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Loren

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#1 posted 04-08-2011 05:57 PM

I’ve thought about getting one of those to try the fence on my old
Delta 20” bandsaw. I’ve never seen anybody say the fences are the
same but they look very similar to me.

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Madwood

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#2 posted 04-08-2011 07:44 PM

Where in upstate ny are you? If it’s not too far from Syracuse, I may be interested in picking it up for my son.

John

-- In the shop making chaos out of order

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swirt

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#3 posted 04-08-2011 08:42 PM

John, I’m in Lodi NY, I’ll PM you with the details.

Loren, do you need some measurements?

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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Loren

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#4 posted 04-08-2011 10:03 PM

Yeah – that would be cool. It’s the depth of the table from
front to back that’s relevant. I’m close to certain the TS fence
would need to be cut shorter and the back-lock rod shortened
to fit the bandsaw, but I could be wrong.

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swirt

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#5 posted 04-08-2011 10:23 PM

Loren the table is 22” front to back
The outer span from the front rail to the back rail is 23 -3/4”
The rails are 1” high.

Hope this helps.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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Dave

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#6 posted 04-09-2011 01:07 AM

If it was only 20 miles closer;) Great to recycle tools;)

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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Pimzedd

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#7 posted 04-09-2011 03:41 AM

Swirt, thanks for posting. I have had the same model saw since 1982. Still use it. Works fine. Does everything I need.

-- Bill - Mesquite, TX --- "Everything with a power cord eventually winds up in the trash.” John Sarge , timber framer and blacksmith instructor at Tillers International school

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Mike R.

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#8 posted 04-10-2011 01:40 PM

wish i was in new york !

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swirt

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#9 posted 04-14-2011 04:51 PM

This saw is now gone. Craigslist made it go away.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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Be Bliss

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#10 posted 04-27-2011 10:14 PM

Magic of cl. Isn’t it a wonderful thing.

-- Be Bliss.

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