Steel City Table Saw

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Owner/Loaner: Hive13
Make/Model: Steel City 35618 (google)
Arrival Date: 2/2014
Does it work?: Yes
Certification Needed?: No
Contact: User:Reportingsjr
Floorplan: 1D
Manual: Manual
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Overview

The table saw is completely operational, but it could do with some touch ups!

The nut holding the blade requires a 22mm wrench. The nut holding the splitter requires a 16mm wrench.

TODO

  • Finish Dust collector so the saw doesn't end up filled with sawdust again.
  • Resurface the table top to get rid of the rust and make it flat again.

Riving Knife Options

  • BORK ($150) [1]
  • MJ Splitter [2]

Work Log

14 February 2014

  • Was purchased for $700. Approximately 4 years old at time of purchase and had been in storage for a while and had a small leak above it. Some rust on machine as shown in images.

Late February

  • Bearings and belt were purchased by Hutch for ~$87.
  • Ryan and Jon disassembled most of the saw to do maintenance such as remove surface rust and replace the bearing for the blade mount.

10 March 2014

  • Ryan and Jon finished assembling the outfeed table and fence so the saw has been completely put back together.
  • Jon replaced the short ~2m power cord with a ~3.5m cord for $23.

2 May 2014

  • Jon called Steel City Tool Works to find out about a replacement table wing and a saw blade cover.
    • New table wing is $197 retail (they accidentally told me that the dealer price is $58.41 though!!)
    • Saw blade cover (which includes a riving knife, etc) is $68.71 retail.

<gallery> File:Steel city saw arrival.jpg|The saw when it arrived. Outfeed/fence table not pictured. File:Steel City table rust and pitting.jpg|Close up of rust and pitting on the table of the saw. File:Steel City saw free sawdust.jpg|There was a ridiculous amount of sawdust in the saw. File:Steel City saw trunnions.jpg|Looking down on the huge trunnions. File:Steel City saw gear rust.jpg|Rust on the blade height adjustment gear thing. File:Steel City saw gear cleaning.jpg|User:Ry13 wire brushing rust off of the blade height adjustment gear thing. </galley>