The Craftsman 10 Inch Table Saw Model 113.27520 was one of the best table saws ever sold under the Sears Craftsman brand. It was manufactured by the Emerson Electric Co. for Sears and was sold during the late 1950's and 1060's. It was known as an industrial quality tool and of comparable quality to the Delta Contractors Saw. Many of these Craftsman 10 Inch Table Saw Model 113.27520 are still in use today and are coveted by Craftsman fans for their quality and durability.
Craftsman Industrial - This tool is designed and built for production work in industry -- with specifications to meet the demands of factories and shops.
By far the finest bench saw we've ever sold! said the Sears Craftsman Tool Catalog in 1956. Easily meets the rigid requirements of large industrial shops. For outstanding quality, mechanically superior features, exceptional performance -- all in one saw... we're convinced this superb Craftsman tilting-arbor saw cannot be matched today at anywhere near this price.
Had features found in no other bench saw! Work goes much faster, easier because only brief adjustments of accessories are necessary for the next step on your job. Increased working surface from blade to front of table; tilting arbor provides an always-level working surface; all hand-wheel controls are conveniently located for easy adjustment. Precision built... meets rigid industrial shop requirements.
Massive, extra heavy duty construction! Extraordinary accuracy! More rigid saw base and stronger motor support, with pivot arm for smoother operation. Tension device between motor mounting plate and support reduces transmission of vibration and troublesome jumping of motor.
Table never tilts... work always lies flat! No more holding lumber at an awkward, uncomfortable angle. Motor, blade and arbor tilt together as a unit, any angle up to 45 degrees' belt never twists. Blade raises and lowers to vary depth of cut form 0 to 3 3/8 inches.
Sealed precision ball bearings; lubricated for life! Extra-large 27 x 20 inch heavy cast semi-steel table; precision ground; grovved on both sides of blade for miter gauge work.
Wiping and cutting actions clean sawdust from tilt and lift screws... No more stiff and tight controls. Positive stops for blade height and tilt. Double-groove pulleys. Holes in fence for mounting facing boards for dadoing, etc. Working area in front of blade is 13 1/8 inches. Rip fence is usable on either side of blade clear to table edge. Single control lever locks fence at both ends, not just in the front. A 10 inch chisel toothed blade (5/8" bore) gives full 3 3/8 inch depth of cut. With blade, miter gauge, stop rods, rip fence rack, machine and motor pulleys, set of matched V-belts and motor mount. The guard assembly, motor, and pedestal tool stand were sold separately.
Saw Guard Assembly. For use on Craftsman 10" Table Saw No. 113.27520. Automatic leveling guard tilts with blade; transparent plastic insert. Complete with guard, splitter, bracket, and non-kickback pawls.
Craftsman 10" Table Saw Model 113.27520 Specifications
Dept of cut, maximum... 3 3/8 inches
Type of Blade... Chisel tooth
Blade size... 10 inch diameter, 5/8" bore
Table size... 27 inches long x 20 inches wide
Table height... 12 13/15 inches
Blade tilt (maximum)... 45 degrees
Length of fence... 32 3/4 inches
Base size... 14 7/8 inches wide x 16 37/64 inches long
Dado capacity... using a 6 inch dado head, width - 13/16 inches, depth - 1 3/8 inches
Bearings... 2 sets sealed, lubricated for life
Blade speed... 9000 peripheral feet per minute
Arbor speed recommended... 3450 RPM
Motor recommended... 3/4 HP, 3450 RPM
Motor pulley... 2 1/4 inches
Machine pulley... 2 1/4 inches
Mounting dimensions... 11 3/4 inches x 13 7/16 inches
Overall dimensions... Height 12 12/16 in., width 23 3/4 in., length 33 1/4 in.
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