Walker turner 700 series bench drill press this is the smaller of the walker turner and driver line series of bench drill presses, the 700 series, a d715 to be precise. Welcome to a website dedicated to machinery from the sadly defunct coronet tool co which was founded in derby by the late charles parker in the 1940s. This would make for a good project or a wealth of parts for the home wood worker. Its hard to believe that this was going to be taken down to the tip. The original walker turner serialnumber document gave the codes as 9d140, 9d1040 and 9d943 but we assume that, in fact, the code dp and not d was used to indicate the 15inch drill press. Walker turner the driver line scroll saw restoration. It is not intended as a comprehensive guide to alignment of process machinery, nor is it a substitute for seeking professional advice or reference to the manufacturers of the machinery. Walker turner drill press restoration part 7 metal tag. Also, 2 of them there are 4 altogether have extended inner races, so are pretty special. Products the rusty dragon vintage restoration tools and parts. Special edition the driver line custom built motors. Special bore bearings used on walker turner drill presses and lathes. Vintage walker turner 10 table saw old woodworking tools.
The first step, get the motor running and see how she sounds. Care has been taken by the authors, pruftechnik ltd, in the preparation of this publication. Can be converted to 220 volts but right now is wiring up for 110 volts. Walker turner driver line 700 drill press head casting 2 column. Also featured are some american machines from the also defunct walker turner factory and a pre 1914 tyzack table saw. The forum is a free service, and much like the free content on public radio, we hope you will support woodenboat by subscribing to this fabulous magazine. The motor was fully rebuilt and shroud required some metalsmithing. The headstock spindle is hollow so that longer, smaller turnings can be made and pass throught it. Driver line woodworking jig plans woodworking power tools antique woodworking tools antique tools vintage tools woodworking machinery popular woodworking machine tools making machine. These machines were all very small and minimalistic. Vintage 1930s walkerturner 30 wood lathe driver line. The infrequently found walker turner driver wood lathe a machine that was offered with a compound slide rest assembly for lightduty metal turning.
Usa and made a wide range of metal and woodworking equipment including a combination wood and lightduty metalturning bench lathe of the plain, nonscrewcutting type, and the most unusual driver addatool. In later years they also made larger and sturdier lightindustrial machines. This particular model came to england in the 1930s and was situated at the westlands aircraft establishment near yeovil, somerset where the sellers father worked as an aircraft. Walker turner drill press restoration the hobbymachinist. Reverse engineered new replacement wearable parts for walker turner and other vintage wood working machines. Usa and made a wide range of metal and woodworking equipment including a combination wood and lightduty metalturning bench lathe of the plain, nonscrewcutting type, and the most unusual driveraddatool. Turning has been a strong focus in my work for some time. This is a quick listing for a nice walker turner 30 wood lathe, it is in uncleaned unchecked asis condition. Join us while we jump in and start the restoration of a walker turner drill press, driver line series. The motor is the original walker turner driver line motor. For units with the type 2 serial numbering system, the second letter indicates only the number of spindles or the type of spindle in the original unit. I dont know anything about these except for what i researched online, it was.
Has original hand wheels, electricals, driver line miter gage and rip fence. Its the full cabinet version of the saw with large cast iron top. I found one on craigslist that says its the driver line. In their earlier years, walkerturner made the driver line, a collection of inexpensive machines sold through department stores. In working condition ships wheel handle original the driver line wt motor single phase 110 volt with hard to find forward and reverse switch original walkerturner and it works walker turner company, inc. It has a 12 inch swing and 36 inches between centers. The walkerturner name lived into the early 1960s as the walkerturner division, rockwell manufacturing co. Walker turner the driver line scroll saw restoration 112017, 03. Its in great original condition so i dont think i will paint it, except for maybe the 3 h. Then use straight edge or string accross the face of both pullys and look for contact at the top and bottom of both pulleys. See more ideas about tools, woodworking and antique tools. Walker and william brewer turner, who built machines for home and light industrial use. The morse taper on the chuck was buggered up and the cause of the bad runout.
Driver j505 14 jig saw mj744 24 direct drive jig saw j780 24 belt drive jig saw. After lots of tlc, i was able to reduce the total runout to 0. Classic vintage walker turner drill press with stand. Driver was the name of the cheapest line of power tools that walker turner could manage to make. Soon to be added will be a fully restored scroll saw by julian harrison. Nov, 2017 walker turner the driver line scroll saw restoration 112017, 03. Walkerturner power tools plainfield, new jersey, usa. Walker turner driver line beltdisc sander i think it is a 1940 beltdisc sander but not sure maybe you can tell me. Dec 03, 2018 this video series will document my first attempt at a machine rebuild. This manual contains information on machine specifications, setting up, motor installation, lubrication, adjustments, and explosive diagrams of the parts with descriptions. The walker turner name lived into the early 1960s as the walker turner division, rockwell manufacturing co. Walker turner l1152 l952 l951 wood lathe operators. When i picked this bench drill up it had some aluminium flashing folded over to make a belt guard.
This video series will document my first attempt at a machine rebuild. I know the walker turner driver line series is low quality, as far as i can tell, this is not a driver line. Original walkerturner motor horsepower single phase motor. Total electric motor refurbishment restoration services for walker turner atlas hoover. Walkerturner were based, originally, in plainfield, n. Walkerturner power tools logo 1938 walkerturner catalog. I have a pair of helping hands in the shape of the trusty ac who is learning the trade and eating my biscuits. Walker turner the driver line drill press floor model for. I restore, use and maintain several of these machines with an ever changing workshop inventory. Clem wixted, jonesboro, ar john, is that a walker turner driver line lathe. Jacobs chuck size of chuck taper is 12 inches with chuck key. This walker turner woodworking tools section features many of the woodworking tools sold by the walker turner power tool company of plainfield, new jersey. The driver line submitted by bob holcombe right click and select save target as to download highres version walker turner badge.
Possibly up to 32 long with a shorter tailstock center. Heavy duty walker turner wood lathe from the 1950s 1940s. Walker turner 4 x 52 12 belt, 10 disc sander for sale in. By themselves, they dont develop enough torque to begin turning from a dead stop. Both pulleys are damaged so i was wondering if making pulleys on my yet to be acquired lathe is too much for a newbie to tackle. The vintage machinery photo index is a place where members of this site can submit. Untitled document free, fast shipping every business day. My lathe is technically a delta, but made in the years immediately after delta purchased walker turner, before they changed the castings. The headstock spindle is hollow so that longer, smaller turnings can be made and pass throught it such as arrows.
I think they were made during the depression when people had hardly any money. My grandfather taught me to turn on this 30 years ago. See all categories howto books lathe practices series lathe operations milling operations grinding operations metalworking woodworking brands walker turner 900 series 15 inch drill press instruction and parts manual manual description. Walkerturner serviced machinery coventry ct, 06238. Unfollow walker turner drill press to stop getting updates on your ebay feed. Jun 20, 2018 a centrifugal switch solves a problem inherent in singlephase ac electric motors. I could never find the lower spindle bearing for my 20 walkerturner drill press i tried few bearing houses. Ive still yet to find any walkerturner machine with a similar amber knob on the handle. I am restoring a walker turner drill press bench top model. She looks pretty old but im pretty sure its a good unit that i will put through a test before i load it on the truck. As with any lathe, check the motor is in good condition and that the head and tail stocks. The woodenboat forum is sponsored by woodenboat publications, publisher of woodenboat magazine. Coronet minor and minorette only currently available in pdf form. It came with the original walker turner driver line motor.
It had been used in a metal spinning shop for odd jobs, and was in sad shape. A practical guide to pulley alignment plant services. It looks just like mine and yours is the only other one ive seen. Was wondering if it was worth anything, thinking about selling it. Apart from some flaking paint and some surface rust the machine was in good condition. Walker turner tools for sale in syracuse, ny shoppok. Walkerturner motor tag submitted by doug bliven right click and select save target as to download highres version wt 1152 spindle speed badge submitted by dennis hook. My walker turner 15 inch drill press has quite special bearings.
Classic vintage walker turner drill press with stand made. Im satisfied with it, it can do everything i need to do, but i will probably eventually upgrade to something with vfd and more swing. I dont know anything about these except for what i researched on line, it was. This is a reproduction, not a photocopy, of an original walker turner l951, l952, l1152 wood lathes instructions and parts manual. The centrifugal switch turns on a circuit, providing the needed boost to start th. Woodworking power tools antique woodworking tools antique tools old tools vintage tools woodworking machinery how to antique wood vintage sewing machines machine tools. What purpose does a centrifugal switch have on a motor.
They made a 4 jointer with bronze bearings in the cutterhead. I completely reconditioned the machine including stripping the paint to bare metal. Bob reeve mike, as far as alinement, make sure the motor shaft and the pulley shaft are paralell. Found this vintage walker turner 10 table saw on craigslist. This is a walker turner model 121642 15 floor model drill press i picked up in an old, unheated barn. Their 1938 catalog identifies them as having all the resources of a modern plant. The original walkerturner serialnumber document gave the codes as 9d140, 9d1040 and 9d943 but we assume that, in fact, the code dp and not d was used to indicate the 15inch drill press. In their earlier years, walker turner made the driver line, a collection of inexpensive machines sold through department stores.1599 1626 698 1151 558 1167 138 1581 1496 403 349 1411 889 1485 70 346 613 1049 805 937 1445 58 428 590 574 1281 985 308 134 1618 1632 1481 322 332 1272 723 1086 1240 339 879