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Forum topic by morseman posted 04-29-2012 01:27 AM 3069 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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04-29-2012 01:27 AM

I dont know how old an entry by PG zac is but I recently acquired a Taiwan clone shopsmith, lying in the neighbours yard goinjg to the scrap deal , I acquired it in exchange for a few $$. the speed adjuster was broken , so i carved out out of some duralium and a friend cut the correct teeth . I bought a couple of belts while on a trip to the Philippines and been repainting all the various components I have run the unit up and so far looking promising . Only got 1 arbour with the machine minus the nut which I have since machined . would like some info on the sawbench crosscut fence , the locking mechanism is missing . Fortunatley I have some good machine tools and can make the correct item at 81 I find this sort of restoration a challenge morseman

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#1 posted 04-29-2012 11:04 AM

Show us some photos please.

I have a belt sander and joiner that are Shopsmith clones.

You can see more photos here.

-- Robert in Tallahassee Florida,

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