vintage craftsman tablesaw restoration

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Blog series by emart updated 07-14-2013 03:52 AM 2 parts 7684 reads 17 comments total

Part 1: dragging home my impulse buy

06-29-2013 06:00 AM by emart | 10 comments »

I have decided I have had enough with my black and decker firestorm and bought this old 113.27520 from hardwick’s in seattle. the saw seems to be in decent shape apart from the fence. my plan for this saw is to cut down the stand and make it narrower as well sand the stand and give it a new paint job. after that I will adjust everything on the saw so it is in good shape. I have yet to make any test cuts with it but i will update this once I test it tomorrow

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Part 2: a new base to stand on

07-14-2013 03:52 AM by emart | 7 comments »

After spending way too long on this I have a new stand for my tablesaw to replace the old one which essentially died in the middle of my hallway. Because my cobblestone patio is so rough I put the hardware from a garden wagon on the stand and widened the wheelbase a bit to make the saw less wobbly when it is being moved. to keep the saw from moving when in use I added some self leveling outrigger legs which block the wheels from turning and make it rock steady. I am already thinking of way...

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