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  • what to do w/ old table saw

    I finally broke down and retired the old Craftsman (Emerson made) saw that my father-in-law gave me. I've replaced it w/ a TS2412, but now I have to get rid of the old one.

    I hate to throw it away, but it needs a lot of work, and no one I've talked to wants it. Basically, the motor is good and the cast iron table is mostly flat, but it's missing a lot of parts (most notably the guard), and the fence guides are completely out of whack. (Seems it once fell out of the back of my f-in-l's pickup).

    Is there any hope, or is it destined for the landfill. I priced up the missing parts on Sears' website to the tune of about $200.

    Any chance an Atlanta area charity would take it? Anyone in the Atlanta area want it?

    Advice please.

    Thanks
    Dan

  • #2
    Welcome to the forum!

    You might try contacting the local Habitat for Humanity chapter. They might be able to use it for something.
    Mac<P>Problems are opportunities in disguise

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    • #3
      Duh. That's a great idea, Mac.

      Thanks

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      • #4
        Was it a belt drive? I have the Craftsman flex drive right now but I would come to Atlanta to pick it up if it is a belt drive. I want to convert my from the flex drive to a belt drive.

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