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Rebuilding Wadkin Bursgreen 12 AGS

This is a later model Wadkin Bursgreen 12 AGS that I have completely stripped, cleaned, polished and reassembled. I’ve listed a few photos below of the various stages, which hopefully may interest/help others doing something similar.

Various components in the process of being prepared.

Wadkin Bursgreen 12AGS trunnion bracket

Wadkin Bursgreen 12AGS 3-phase electric motor

Cast iron feet for base

Wadkin Bursgreen 12AGS Cast iron feet for base

Sheet metal base prepared and primed

Wadkin Bursgreen 12AGS Sheet metal base prepared and primed

Cast iron mainframe ready for preparation. Can just about lift this weighty thing.

Wadkin Bursgreen 12AGS Mainframe ready for preparation

Cast iron mainframe prepared, primed and undercoated.

Wadkin Bursgreen 12AGS mainframe

Slide bracket

Wadkin Bursgreen 12AGS Slide Bracket

Base Bolted to feet:

Wadkin Bursgreen 12AGS base bolted to Feet

Photo showing worm and canting shaft:

Wadkin Bursgreen 12AGS worm & Canting Shaft

Mainframe bolted to base:

Wadkin Bursgreen 12AGS mainframe Bolted to Base

Trunnion bracket fitted:

Wadkin Bursgreen 12AGS trunnion bracket fitted

Canting racked quadrant and trunnion bracket:

Wadkin Bursgreen 12AGS canting racked quadrant & trunnion bracket

Slide bracket fitted:

Wadkin Bursgreen 12AGS slide Bracket Fitted

Motor bracket trapping piece:

Wadkin Bursgreen 12AGS motor bracket trapping piece

Slide bracket viewed from other side:

Wadkin Bursgreen 12AGS slide bracket

Saw spindle assembly:

Wadkin Bursgreen 12AGS Saw Spindle Assembly

Motor platform:

Wadkin Bursgreen 12AGS Motor Platform

Three-phase motor fitted:

Wadkin Bursgreen 12AGS 3-phase Motor Fitted

Twin Vee belts:

Wadkin Bursgreen 12AGS Twin Vee Belts

Riving knife bracket:

Wadkin Bursgreen 12AGS Riving Knife Bracket

DOL starter:

Wadkin Bursgreen 12AGS DOL Starter

Dust chute:

Wadkin Bursgreen 12AGS Dust Chute

Main table fitted:

Wadkin Bursgreen 12AGS Main Table

Extension tables fitted:

Wadkin Bursgreen 12AGS Extension Tables Fitted

Fence and fence rail:

Wadkin Bursgreen 12AGS Fence & Fence Rail

Mitre gauge:

Wadkin Bursgreen 12AGS Mitre Gauge

Rear view of machine:

Wadkin Bursgreen 12AGS Rear View

Finally finished:

Wadkin Bursgreen 12AGS Finished

I built this tenon jig, which is the design by Matthias Wandel and you can view a video of him demonstrating it here:

An extremely accurate jig which cuts perfect tenons.

Wadkin Bursgreen 12AGS Tenon Jig

Wadkin Bursgreen 12AGS Tenon Jig_2

Wadkin Bursgreen 12AGS Tenon Jig_3