machine restorations #3: Rockwell Unisaw finished

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Blog entry by rasp posted 06-18-2012 01:23 AM 2597 reads 1 time favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
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so I finished up the Rockwell today, my brother had some 3/8 cold rolled steel plate cut with a water jet, drilled and tapped with fine thread. a hefty bolt will act as the foot for the levelers

my dad helped me weld the pieces in, good father/son project for fathers day

good penetration, shouldn’t go anywhere

coat of paint.. wait til it dries


and i needed some help lifting this cast iron behemoth onto the base without scratching the paint

I might sell this, I might keep it. I’m undecided. I had to spend 48$ on a 4 prong plug that’s compatible with the plug on the wall. it is shared between a welder, a metal lathe, this table saw and a Rockwell jointer

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#1 posted 06-18-2012 01:26 AM

Congrats thats a nice Unisaw!

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