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Manufactured/Badged by:
Rockwell Manufacturing Co.
Pittsburgh, PA

Machine Specifications
Machine Class: Wood Working Machinery
Machine Type: Band Saw
Machine Size: 20"
Submitted By: Mike Bredemeyer
Machine Specifications
Description/Model: 28-350
Date of Manufacturer: 1954
Serial Number: 112-4141
Last Updated 11/22/2014 3:06:08 PM

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I bought this machine off of Craigslist about 3 yrs ago. It was running, but really not ready to use. I stuck it in my shop until I was ready for a complete retro. It was mostly there. I had to make the motor access panel and 2 of the access door knobs/mechanisms, along with finding few other parts. Couldn't bring myself to paint it grey. I topped it off with a badge I had made at a sign company from the download on this site. I modified the dust collection into a T in the lower cabinet and fabricated a boot to collect dust from the bottom of the lower wheel compartment. Built the roller cart for it. I don't do a lot of band sawing, but that is changing. It performs quite well! I was able to cut a veneer sheet of 1/16" or less, 11" tall out of oak without much fuss, and all with an older (1970's?) 1 hp Dayton motor that came with it.

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