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Ken90712

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06-22-2013 02:00 PM

Topic tags/keywords: bandsaw

In between my Blog of Blondie’s Bridal Chest, construction on the front of our house and work I helped a buddy restore a Vintage Walker Turner 16 inch band saw. This thing is a real beauty! Wow, they sure don’t make machines like they use too. It is completely reconditioned inside and out and in great working condition. He is selling this for $600.00. If I had a bigger shop I would love this but my 14” grizzly is easier to move around.

*3/4 Hp Motor, all new wiring and industrial on/ off switch. A 17” by 18” Cast iron table. It has a Re-saw capability of 12 inches. Brand new tires and all new bearings. Dimensions: Depth front to rear 30 1/2”, width 22”. Weight of the cast iron base, 125 pounds. Total weight of approx. 310 pounds. We live in Los Angeles and could arrange delivery through a freight company at buyers expense. We are not looking to make a profit on shipping. Thanks for looking…. Ken


-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"


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#1 posted 06-22-2013 02:04 PM

WOW!!!!!!!! Freakin love it!!!

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#2 posted 06-22-2013 02:55 PM

Yah, I’d be tempted to sell BOTH of my Grizzlys for this. Wish I was closer.
DanK

-- Dan Krager, Olney IL http://www.kragerwoodworking.weebly.com Now there's a face that would stop a clock! And seriously mess with small watches.

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#3 posted 06-22-2013 03:11 PM

Very nice! I picked up a Walker Turner scroll saw. It works very well. The guy I bought it from put an air pump on it to blow the dust and that works great. I do not do much scrolling so this is plenty for me

-- john111

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#4 posted 06-22-2013 04:53 PM

You are right, they don’t make them like this anymore. It will last a lifetime. you both did a great job on the restoration.
-don

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#5 posted 06-22-2013 06:32 PM

I’ve got the 16” walker turner like this one. I love it. I’ve got it set up for resawing.

-- http://timetestedtools.net - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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#6 posted 06-22-2013 08:57 PM

Nice restoration.

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#7 posted 06-22-2013 09:46 PM

What an amazing machine!

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#8 posted 06-23-2013 10:38 AM

Looks like a gr8 machine

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#9 posted 06-23-2013 04:06 PM

Yea thx, now you got me thinking of selling the Grizz and keeping this… LOL

Thx for all the nice comments!!!!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#10 posted 06-23-2013 05:55 PM

Good Luck on whatever you decide. I’d be practical in my decisions, LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#11 posted 06-25-2013 01:23 PM

Beautiful restoration.

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