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Tag Archive 'Wadkin Quadrant'

After the “No Quadrant? No Problem!” article went up, I got a bunch of requests for the rough castings. My original patterns were pretty basic and after cranking out four sets of the quadrants for the Wadkin PK, I decided I should refine the pattern to help reduce the number of machine operations required to […]

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I thought I bought a PK….

Turns out she was the PK’s older, less refined sister…… Buying on e-bay can be  challenging. This is especially true when buying on the other side of the ocean. One day back in January, I was doing my usual roundup of Wadkin machines on e-bay when I stumbled upon this saw: The listing said “Wadkin […]

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No quadrant? No problem!

So let’s say you went out and bought yourself a really nice Wadkin PK dimension saw. This is the holy grail of table saws (unless you own a Whitney No. 77 Variety saw with a rolling table). Your friends will be so impressed. You take a whole bunch of pictures of the difficult removal and […]

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