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Manufactured/Badged by:
Sears | Craftsman

True Manufacturer:
Emerson Electric Co., St. Louis, MO; Ferguson, MO; Paris, TN
Machine Specifications
Machine Class: Wood Working Machinery
Machine Type: Table Saw
Machine Size: 10"
Submitted By: Stanton Gragg
Machine Specifications
Description/Model: 113.298240
Date of Manufacturer: 1980+/-
Serial Number: 2069.P0040
Last Updated 6/7/2007 12:40:09 PM

Bought this cast iron top contractor saw new from Sears around 1981. Never liked the fence much and it was always hard to align. I saw several 1960s vintage Craftsman saws on the OWWM website that had a solid base; a kind of modified cabinet saw. That got me thinking, so I made an enclosed base with a large drawer for saw blade storage. The front of the drawer has a retro shape imitating saws of an earlier time period. It also has a 2-1/2 dust collection port on the back which can be enlarged in the future. It has two steel extension tables; only one shown here.
Stripped the saw down, cleaned it up, and matched the original color paint at Home Depot. Repainted the saw and the new base with a HVLP sprayer.

(Admin note, 7Jun07: revised mfg info.)

Photo 1:

Comments: Saw minus extension table.
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Photo 2:

Comments: Drawer storage.
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