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Manufactured/Badged by:
Sears | Craftsman
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True Manufacturer:
King-Seeley Corp.-Central Specialty Division, Ann Arbor, MI; Ypsilanti, MI
Machine Specifications
Machine Class: Wood Working Machinery
Machine Type: Band Saw
Machine Size: 12"x6"
Submitted By: Curtis Garrett
Machine Specifications
Description/Model: 103.24280 Model '100'
Date of Manufacturer: 1952
Serial Number: none
Last Updated 2/18/2016 11:38:44 AM

Comments:
I bought this Craftsman Band Saw from a guy up in New Jersey in September 2001 who saw my WTB classified ad on this website. Band Saw came with a home made aluminum angle stock stand and a 1/3-HP Craftsman (115.Packard) motor that did not work.
I just recently found another mid 1950' Model 100 band saw locally in San Antonio with one of the mid 1950's optional cast iron pedestal stands and a nice Craftsman/Packard 115. 1/2-HP 3450rpm motor. I also got the very rare factory Craftsman "Slow-Speed" attachment for metal cutting. I restored the entire BS with the Awl Grip two part paint system mixed to match that nice original "King-Seeley" gray color.

Replaced the original rubber tires (Part #41815 at Sears 800-366-7278)
Replaced the bent original die-cast lower drive pulley with a cast steel machined/balanced Browning pulley.
Blade size on this saw is 80"
New wheel bearings.
New Fenner Link Belt
New electrical cord and toggle switch/metal box.
Added a lower tire brush.
Added a period correct OPITONAL (somewhat rare and hard to find) Craftsman band saw rip fence

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Comments: Ealry 1950's Craftsman/King-Seeley Model 100 12" Band Saw on cast pedestal stand with 1/2-HP motor
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Comments: Craftsman/King-Seeley Model 100 Band Saw
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Comments: Craftsman BS rear view showing Fenner link belt on Browning cast iron balanced 5" arbor pulley.
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Comments: Veiw showing optional Craftsman rip fence and miter gage.
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Comments: Craftsman Model 100 BS cast iron pedestal stand with 115.Packard 1/2-HP 1750 rpm motor after restoration (Model 100 BS next to it)
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Comments: Craftsmans-Packard Electric 1/2-HP 1750rpm original motor/pedestal stand view.
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