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12-01-2011 04:55 PM

Topic tags/keywords: tablesaw question

I have an older Rockwell cabinet saw that is missing the motor cover. I am sure you can imagine the is not the best for dust collection. I need to start getting a grip on dust collection in the basement workshop. I tried a search to see if anyone has made a motor cover for one of these but came up empty. I am assuming this is doable with some 1/4 plywood or something?


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#1 posted 12-01-2011 05:02 PM

Pics might help.

-- My workshop blog can be found at http://daves-workshop.blogspot.com

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#2 posted 12-01-2011 05:22 PM

It is just like this.

I am not at home right now. I will try and provide a better photo later.

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#3 posted 12-01-2011 05:27 PM

An “or something” idea might be to find a plastic storage tub about the same size and shape of the original cover and attach it with gorilla tape if you don’t want to drill new screw holes.

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#4 posted 12-01-2011 05:32 PM

I’ve seen covers made for these over time, plastic injection molded, they were of rounded kind. Can’t remember exactly where I saw them but you might want to check over at http://www.owwm.org/ If you can’t find them there post a query, someone may know.

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