The final episode in rebuilding the 1944 Delta Unisaw. Popular Woodworking Magazine Publisher, Steve Shanesy takes a side-by-side look at features from both the vintage Delta table saw and new Delta flagship table saw. Hold on tight as he swaps the old-style fence for an updated Biesemeyer unit.
You should never expect a table saw rebuild to go without a hitch. In this episode of the restoration, the behemoth motor decides to give out. Looks as though the motor needs a rebuild as well as the saw. Get a firsthand look at the motor’s guts and once fixed, watch the table saw make a rip cut. Read more
In this installment, Publisher Steve Shanesy reassembles the restored Unisaw and sets it up for its second lifetime of use.
In the segment Popular Woodworking Publisher, Steve Shanesy gives the saw a good cleaning. The cabinet, table top and fence rails are covered. And the base of the saw is restored a bit differently. Read more
A second installment in how to rebuild a circa 1944 Unisaw, Delta’s flagship table saw. In this installment Steve Shanesy takes a look under the tabletop to rehab the inner working parts. Along the way he changes the arbor bearings to get the arbor running smooth. Read more
In this first installment of the restoration of a vintage Delta Unisaw, Publisher Steve Shanesy takes us through the first step – assessing the condition of the saw. Plus you’ll see how to bring the electric wiring up to modern standards. Read more