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>   Page 3 text to follow. Design Advantages remarkable Tilting Table" EEM -CONVENIENCE . . . You Get Great Values When You Buy One of Our Circular Saws! In man; . 'ht the t,L.:,saC towering - rha e5 iy rods alidire, Not adjustable I In many saws tee--saw-arbor flange it merely pressed onto the shaft and in some oases is not machined to insure true-running, In addition, many small haw shafts are carried in bron3e bearings, requiring constant lubrication. Where ball bearings are used, they are often poorly mounted or of shielded type which require lubrication. Many saws have rip fences which barely reach beyond the rear of the saw. Many woodworking experts regard this as a very dangerous type of fence. Most fences, also, cannot be used on both sides of blade. Machined Ways Adjustable for Wear tov will find many - a on the Brackets that are raised and rket today in while ..he guid- lowered on our saws slide on a mechanism for the raising and large, accurately machined ways, enof the table or saw con- dovetailed or grooved, and pro-, a, of roand rods sliding through vided with gibs and adjusting in the frame or bracket, screws just as in other high-grade method, while cheap to machine tools. This not only pro-n _attire, is one that dis- vides a rigid, accurate, substantial y-sr,a ago in favor ," more mounting, but also permits accurate and more adjustment for wear after long use en-at gr tiling means. if this ever becomes necessary. Solid-Forged Steel Arbors Meat -11 an needium-sixe saw arbers consist a steel shaft with one end shouldered and threaded, onto which the inner saw flange is pressed. Often 'lets f.arege Its, sot even machined after it is pressed on. On our 10" sawe he entire arbor, including the flange, is ma-chined out of a solid alloy-steel forging. This not only prevents any, possible loosening of the flange, but insures proper bearing mountings, true running saws and enormous strength. Ball or Timken Tieo,n,s—Properly Mounted „ •The solid allot=-steel arbors our saws are •arried either !ie genuine Timken tapered - roller bearings or ia_ "Sealed-for-Life-New Departure ball bearings (no:. merely shielded hwrings) There are no lubricata:a probidrri: with these ball bearings, and they ren quire no attention whatever dur-hag their entire life. All can...bear-ings are mounted in .;,,,..rdance with the best balleinateing pee.: ice hei merely reeented cheapest eossible wa h, iieh some-times injures the accuracy of the bearings even betore they are used. Full-Length Fences-.-Locked Front and Real- Some circular saws have rip fences which barely extend be-yond the rear teeth of the saw blade, and which can be locked only at the front. In the opin-ion of many expert woodwork-ers such short fences are very dangerous, due to the release of pressure behind the blade, whieh tends to throw the work er the hand into the rear Law -teeth. Our saw fences extend cam-pletely across the table from front to rear, so that this danger is complete-an, eliminated. They are locked front and rear, so that they are, practically solid with the table. And Used on BOTH Sides of the Blado Oute fences have a further ad-vantage of great importance. They can be used on both sides of the blade--which cannot be done in many saws. This l'ea- Many saws have guaitis similar to the -,type shown above. This guard must be removed completely every time a dado cut is made or a molding cutter used. The basket guard also cannot be used without the splitter. The mount-ing is often a weak and flimsy one, And Many Other cure is essential to the use of double-faced _ _sledding- Gutters and cope heater, h. the an:rental saw, and ie of gr-%:. aci-1,11.1vg.s in a wide varies, Guards that Really Protect the User Most small ctruiar saw guards are flimsy in design and construction and are actually more of a nuisance than a real .safety feature. Notice that our No. 813 and. No. 1168 guards are NOT mounted on a splitter, where they must be re-moved completely for—meet cross-cutting and for all dado and moulding work. They are mounted in a eon& substantial manner so that they cannot chatter or vibrate into the saw, yet they are instantly moved. out of the -way for dado and similar work without removing them from the machine. Notiite also that they may be used either with epliater or without—and that the splitter may be used alone. We believe that this is the 'fOest guard ever de-signed for saws of thiseatape. Features that Mean More Satisfaction for You Cons "Auto-Set" miter gage, ated by others, but the only gage' offering you individually ad-jc:stable stops, to assure you of absolute accuracy in setting, And the adjusting SCrerS i iI i table insert, which enable you to set the insert exactly level with the table. 'Consider the "hidden values" machining for accuracy (like The hining of the table-insrt opening, -t-- ,nung this jiist rough)—the ball-bearing seats is accuracy. Consider the extra convenience of the controls—like our adjustable clamp han-dles and our graceful, large-size operating crankS. Consider the advantage of being able to mount our tilting-table saws on neat, compact stand together with a jointer and to be able to run them both from below with one motor. Contrast the details of design shown above an 1 on the following pages with - those you will find in any similar saw anywhere. We believe you will then re-realize the extra value built into these saws) In our saws guides are completely machined, grooved or dovetailed and provided with adjustable gibs as is other high-grade machine tools. Saw arbors in our 10" saws are coati" pletely machined out of solid-steel forgings—no loose flanges. They are mounted in sealed-for life ball bear-inns, which never require lubrication. Ow rip tenoes run completely acres, the table from front to rear. Not only that, but they can be looked so firmly to the front and rear guide bars that they become as rigid as the table itself. true very subs= inzial guard is carried on a str,ne, lie,vy apport rod and a heavy. rigid bracket. The splitter, with its kick-back fingers can be used alone. The guard basket can also be used without the splitter--or basset guard and splitter can be used together to suit any type of work. Instantly out of the way, and instantly back in place. " ;
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888888888888888888888888 Original "Old Time Blue" Tabular Celestine Page 3 text to follow. Design Advantages remarkable Tilting Table" EEM -CONVENIENCE . . . You Get Great Values When You Buy One of Our Circular Saws! In man; . 'ht the t,L.:,saC towering - rha e5 iy rods alidire, Not adjustable I In many saws tee--saw-arbor flange it merely pressed onto the shaft and in some oases is not machined to insure true-running, In addition, many small haw shafts are carried in bron3e bearings, requiring constant lubrication. Where ball bearings are used, they are often poorly mounted or of shielded type which require lubrication. Many saws have rip fences which barely reach beyond the rear of the saw. Many woodworking experts regard this as a very dangerous type of fence. Most fences, also, cannot be used on both sides of blade. Machined Ways Adjustable for Wear tov will find many - a on the Brackets that are raised and rket today in while ..he guid- lowered on our saws slide on a mechanism for the raising and large, accurately machined ways, enof the table or saw con- dovetailed or grooved, and pro-, a, of roand rods sliding through vided with gibs and adjusting in the frame or bracket, screws just as in other high-grade method, while cheap to machine tools. This not only pro-n _attire, is one that dis- vides a rigid, accurate, substantial y-sr,a ago in favor ," more mounting, but also permits ad-acaurate and more adjustment for wear after long use en-at gr tiling means. if this ever becomes necessary. Solid-Forged Steel Arbors Meat -11 an needium-sixe saw arbers consist a steel shaft with one end shouldered and threaded, onto which the inner saw flange is pressed. Often 'lets f.arege Its, sot even machined after it is pressed on. On our 10" sawe he entire arbor, including the flange, is ma-chined out of a solid alloy-steel forging. This not only prevents any, possible loosening of the flange, but insures proper bearing mountings, true running saws and enormous strength. Ball or Timken Tieo,n,sâ%u20AC%u201DProperly Mounted â%u20AC%u017E â%u20AC¢The solid allot=-steel arbors our saws are â%u20AC¢arried either !ie genuine Timken tapered - roller bearings or ia_ "Sealed-for-Life-New Departure ball bearings (no:. merely shielded hwrings) There are no lubricata:a probidrri: with these ball bearings, and they ren quire no attention whatever dur-hag their entire life. All can...bear-ings are mounted in .;,,,..rdance with the best balleinateing pee.: ice hei merely reeented cheapest eossible wa h, iieh some-times injures the accuracy of the bearings even betore they are used. Full-Length Fences-.-Locked Front and Real- Some circular saws have rip fences which barely extend be-yond the rear teeth of the saw blade, and which can be locked only at the front. In the opin-ion of many expert woodwork-ers such short fences are very dangerous, due to the release of pressure behind the blade, whieh tends to throw the work er the hand into the rear Law -teeth. Our saw fences extend cam-pletely across the table from front to rear, so that this danger is complete-an, eliminated. They are locked front and rear, so that they are, practically solid with the table. And Used on BOTH Sides of the Blado Oute fences have a further ad-vantage of great importance. They can be used on both sides of the blade--which cannot be done in many saws. This l'ea- Many saws have guaitis similar to the -,type shown above. This guard must be removed completely every time a dado cut is made or a moulding cutter used. The basket guard also cannot be used without the splitter. The mount-ing is often a weak and flimsy one, And Many Other cure is essential to the use of double-faced _ _sledding- Gutters and cope heater, h. the an:rental saw, and ie of gr-%:. aci-1,11.1vg.s in a wide varies, Guards that Really Protect the User Most small ctruiar saw guards are flimsy in design and construction and are actually more of a nuisance than a real .safety feature. Notice that our No. 813 and. No. 1168 guards are NOT mounted on a splitter, where they must be re-moved completely forâ%u20AC%u201Dmeet cross-cutting and for all dado and moulding work. They are mounted in a eon& substantial manner so that they cannot chatter or vibrate into the saw, yet they are instantly moved. out of the -way for dado and similar work without removing them from the machine. Notiite also that they may be used either with epliater or withoutâ%u20AC%u201Dand that the splitter may be used alone. We believe that this is the 'fOest guard ever de-signed for saws of thiseatape. Features that Mean More Satisfaction for You Cons "Auto-Set" miter gage, ated by others, but the only gage' offering you individually ad-jc:stable stops, to assure you of absolute accuracy in setting, And the adjusting SCrerS i iI i table insert, which enable you to set the insert exactly level with the table. 'Consider the "hidden values" rnachining for accuracy (like The hining of the table-insrt opening, -t-- ,nung this jiist rough)â%u20AC%u201Dthe ball-bearing seats is accuracy. Consider the extra convenience of the controlsâ%u20AC%u201Dlike our adjustable clamp han-dles and our graceful, large-size operating crankS. Consider the advantage of being able to mount our tilting-table saws on neat, compact stand together with a jointer and to be able to run them both from below with one motor. Contrast the details of design shown above an 1 on the following pages with - those you will find in any similar saw anywhere. We believe you will then re-alize the extra value built into these saws) In our saws guides are completely machined, grooved or dovetailed and provided with adjustable gibs as is other high-grade machine tools. Saw arbors in our 10" saws are coati" pletely machined out of solid-steel forgings no loose flanges. They are mounted in sealed-for life ball bear-inns, which never require lubrication. Ow rip tenoes run completely acres, the table from front to rear. Not only that, but they can be looked so firmly to the front and rear guide bars that they become as rigid as the table itself. true very subs= inzial guard is carried on a str,ne, lie,vy apport rod and a heavy. rigid bracket. The splitter, with its kick-back fingers can be used alone. The guard basket can also be used without the splitter--or basset guard and splitter can be used together to suit any type of work. Instantly out of the way, and instantly back in place. " ;. 


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