Vintage Delta Milwaukee Combo Table Saw and Jointer Rebuild

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Blog series by OregonWoodRat updated 03-02-2014 06:17 PM 3 parts 38444 reads 27 comments total

Part 1: Intro

02-19-2014 11:44 PM by OregonWoodRat | 10 comments »

On February 15th I bought a 1945 or about that Delta Milwaukee Table saw and Jointer combo with a Delta 1hp motor on a stand off of Craigs list. After I got it home i needed some info about it and was looking on OWWM site and found a table saw and jointer that looked like what I had Link to sawIt turns out this was the exact saw I had bought down to the green paint on the table saw. It was still in the same garage that the picture was taken in. That was in Lebanon Oregon.I thought it was neat...

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Part 2: Reassemble the Table saw

02-21-2014 04:17 AM by OregonWoodRat | 5 comments »

It was amazing I got the base mostly together and without extra parts. I have the rear trunon to assemble still due to the paint was not dry. I used a large box as a paint booth and painted the two base half’s. I got the base together. The rod that moved the table up and down to adjust the blade depth I left it in because I was concerned about getting the gear that is inside located in the correct place in relation to the screw that it moves. Once together you cannot see inside t...

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Part 3: Getting things put together

03-02-2014 06:17 PM by OregonWoodRat | 12 comments »

I was going to post this sooner but I strained my back on Friday working on this. I mounted the table saw and motor and tried it out. It sounds good and cuts very well. When I put the top on it was a little difficult getting the blade aligned with the miter slot, but in the end I got it within half a thousandth. The rip fence was much easier to align. Just loosen the two bolts on the top and move where you need it. The micro adjust works great. Since my shop is so small I really needed th...

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