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06-21-2012 09:50 PM

Topic tags/keywords: tablesaw

As some of you know I have been restoring/modifying and updating a 1987 Delta Unisaw.
If you are interested I have blog here:

Last weekend I finished the project, here are some pics;

I have spent a total of around $1200.00.

-- Bert

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#1 posted 06-21-2012 11:00 PM

Wow, very nice b2rtch. I’m curious where did you get that little “scissor jack” if that’s what it is called? I could use one of those. The saw does look great though. Great job.

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#2 posted 06-21-2012 11:10 PM

Great job! I am sure you will put it to good use after you are done admiring how good it looks.

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#3 posted 06-21-2012 11:16 PM

Man youd have to peel me away from that set up … Bert you did a great job and youll have a saw station for life with enough power to cut anything youd like.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#4 posted 06-21-2012 11:28 PM

Tomj , there is the answer:

-- Bert

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#5 posted 06-21-2012 11:29 PM

Fantastic job, I’ve been following (and empathizing with) your threads regarding finding the right saw…glad to see it worked out so well for you. I’ll come to these pictures when despairing at the time it is taking me to find the right saw…looks like it works out in the end with a little patience and hard work! Hope you have fun with your new setup!


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#6 posted 06-21-2012 11:38 PM

Great job on the UniSaw. I have a Right tilt 84 model that I need to restore myself.

-- --- Richard Jackson

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#7 posted 06-21-2012 11:46 PM

Beautiful job on the Unisaw!

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#8 posted 06-21-2012 11:52 PM

I love the router table lift :D

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#9 posted 06-22-2012 12:27 AM

Fantastic job, Bert. It looks brand spanking new.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#10 posted 06-22-2012 01:13 AM

Thank you all

-- Bert

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#11 posted 06-22-2012 01:18 AM

Nice going! You put my Unisaw to shame.

Followed you all along the way and glad you got it done, and so well too.

-- Sweeping up sawdust in Texas

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#12 posted 06-22-2012 05:43 AM

Looks great !

-- If the old masters had power tools, they would have used them. So get off your damn High Horse.

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#13 posted 06-22-2012 12:01 PM

that looks great Bert.

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#14 posted 06-22-2012 12:13 PM

Very nice work – it looks newer than new!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#15 posted 06-22-2012 12:24 PM

The saw was in excellent condition when I bought it.
Even it is 25 years old, it looks like it has been very little used.

Thank you all.

-- Bert

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