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Forum topic by IrreverentJack posted 03-23-2012 01:21 PM 3353 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-23-2012 01:21 PM

Topic tags/keywords: antique boat builder table saw homemade tablesaw

This is on Craigs List in Buffalo NY . Looks like a wooden sliding table with brass adjustment hardware. Maybe it should be in a museum – seems like a good deal for $125. -Jack

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#1 posted 03-23-2012 01:48 PM

Cool, about how big was the blade?

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#2 posted 03-23-2012 02:25 PM

That does bring back memories….My Dad used one similar to this…....

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#3 posted 03-23-2012 03:01 PM

So that’s the secret to the precision required for boat building…

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#4 posted 03-23-2012 03:08 PM

this is a handmade oak table saw….. i purchased this saw many many many years ago from a retired boat maker. it has a 7” blade and also a rip fence and angle guides all handmade with brass adjustment levers…. the table top measures 27 1/2 inches wide x 45 1/2 ” long and 35 1/2” high….this should probly be in a museum.

Here’s an edited version of the guys ad and two more pics. Is that rift-sawn oak?

I sent an email to The Buffalo Maritime Center.

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