6" jointer, 12" band saw, radial arm saw

by David
(Houston, Texas)

I was fortunate enough to inherit a number of vintage Craftsman shop tools, namely a jointer, radial arm saw, 12" band saw (haven't picked it up

yet so not quite sure), and a Beltmaster bench grinder. Unfortunately, the former owner is deceased and was unable to communicate anything about the tools before passing, and the tools have not been used in some 15 years. There is some light surface rust of course but nothing major. All are from around the mid 1960's, full metal casings, etc.. oh yeah, a huge lathe
too, if i can find a trailer to haul it with
questions:

1) Are parts and accessories going to be the same as what is available today? for instance, i cant find a dado head, so i will have to buy that,
and who knows what else, i still have some drawers to go through.

2) The motors all appear to work fine, except for the jointer. A hand-labeling stick on the motor said "220 volts", and the plate on the motor says "115/230" for volts; there is no switch to alternate between two. when turned on the motor hums, but is free to turn if I push/pull on the belt. the cord is standard 3-prong 110.

So do I have to make a Y of two male 110's and one female 110 to run this machine? What do i look for in the motor to tell me its wired for 110 or 220? should i just wire it for 110? and if so, will it have significantly less power?


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