Unknown Craftsman Tool - Band Saw ?

by Bill

What is this?

What is this?

My son sent me this picture of a Craftsman tool thinking I might know what it is but it has me stumped. He was told by the owner of the warehouse he could take it if he likes but he doesn't know what he'd be taking. Any help would be appreciated.

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May 05, 2010
this saw was made by Covel
by: Stan

i'm looking for the small drive gear for a saw like this, any suggestions?

Oct 06, 2009
Power hacksaw/ metal cutting bandsaw
by: Dick

In the early 1960s I worked in a machine shop (HP Hoods) outside of Boston. The had one of these (not sure if it was a Craftsman) we used to cut 1" steel rods as axels for material handling, milk container carts used in their various dispersing outlets.
If you don't want it I'd be glad to pay shipping to get it here. What I great machine to own.

Apr 15, 2009
Get it.
by: Mike

Tell your son to grab it. As previously stated, it is a metal cutting bandsaw and feeds itself through the metal. It is great for pipe and angle iron cutting. Wish I had the opportunity.

Jan 01, 2009
by: Anonymous

This is a metal-cutting bandsaw and not a woodworking tool

Dec 28, 2008
your sons tool
by: David

That is a metal cutting band saw- it uses it's own weight to feed the blade throuh the work(not a bad tool to have around).

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