Need help identifying the year of this Delta Rockwell table saw.

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11-04-2011 09:28 PM

Topic tags/keywords: vintage delta tablesaw rockwell homecraft millwaukee

Hi ya’ll,
I came across this perfect working table saw that rips through lumber like nothing I have seen today; very durable too. I just cannot pinpoint the date of manufacture (not on the tag either). Serial number is Z 736, Delta Rockwell Manufacturing Co., other side has a stamp Delta Homecraft, and was made in Milwaukee WisconsinI was thinking that it was made in the 40’s to 50’s. It has been kept inside hence the excellent condition, but my father-in-law was using an old low voltage extension cord for the power supply which caused the motor to stop turning; although this was remedied by switching to regular 110 wire with a light switch for the on/off switch. Any help will be greatly appreciated.

-- Scott, Southern Ohio

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#1 posted 11-04-2011 10:54 PM

Here is a website that deals with vintage machines. If you cant find the info there, you might send them an email…maybe they can help. Good Luck !!

Also, if you try posting your question in the woodworking tool forum you may get more responses there.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#2 posted 11-05-2011 01:25 AM

Thanks Wayne,
I’m new to this site. I will figure it out eventually…lol

-- Scott, Southern Ohio

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#3 posted 11-05-2011 03:10 AM

Those are accurate saws. The tilt table has certain, specific advantages
when cutting joints. That style of saw was made by Delta as early as the

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#4 posted 11-05-2011 07:30 AM

Looks like a 34-160. Looks like around 1951.

Here is a parts manual.

-- Scott

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