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Getting the Most out of your Shopsmith #20: Restoring a Rusty Shopsmith Jointer using the Ol' WD-40 and Scotch-Brite® method

10-26-2020 08:09 PM by MyGrowthRings | 0 comments »

I’ve put this off long enough. In this video we tackle my rusty Shopsmith 4” jointer and bring it back to life. Using the Ol’ tried-and-true WD-40 and Scotch-Brite® method I’ll get this down to bare metal and in our mid-week follow-up episode of “STUMPED? Q&A” we’ll answer your questions, comments, and cheap-shots, including my crazy polyurethane cast iron treatment. Also, for an excellent video on attacking and preventing rust, take a look at ...

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Shopsmith #1: My 1958 Shopsmith Mark V

05-01-2015 12:56 AM by GreaseMonkey2275 | 9 comments »

Apr-12-2015: After building my military shadow box with a friend of mine and using his Shopsmith for a few parts of the project, I decided that I wanted one for myself so I picked up a 1958 Shopsmith Mark V and am in the middle of restoring it. The motor when I got it would barely turn and now it runs like a champ (amazing what blowing out 57 years of sawdust can do!). I replaced the original v-belt and three of the four bearings; as soon as the gilmer belt arrives I can start putting the hea...

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