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Restoring my Great Grandfather's Table Saw ca. 1950s

06-23-2014 02:28 AM by wmixon | 7 comments »

Hi everyone, I have been a member on lumberjocks for only a few weeks…but have been a reader for a while. I have recently had the opportunity to rebuild my Great Grandfather’s 1950s era Craftsman 113.xx series table saw. What a journey of historical context and family memories this project was for me! The saw was given to me by my father when I expressed interest in setting up a work shop (I’m 28). While in working condition, it had much to be done and some improvements to be made. The first thing I did was disassemble the saw completely—which turned into a great experience in looking at mid century american craftsmanship! I then sandblasted everyt...

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