New to Me Model 10E Serial Number 1077

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Re: New to Me Model 10E Serial Number 1077

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chapmanruss wrote:Yesterday I went to look at a Model 10E I saw for sale about an hour and a half from me. From what I saw in the pictures in the ad it looked like an original version of the Model 10E. I was hoping for a serial number between 1001 and 1250. It's serial number is in the 1900's. What I found interesting was that there was really no change yet to the original versions of the Model 10E parts compared to my two original 10E's S/N 1033 and 1077. It has the 1st version of the headstock with the pin keeping the spring housing from turning and the aluminum spring housing. That little brass spacer was there for the pulley on the drive sleeve. Even the two part lathe tool rest using the screw in post. I guess I was a little surprised that more than 900 Model 10E were made before any changes occurred, especially the aluminum spring housing. Maybe that is an indication of just how popular they were after being introduced. Making enough units to fill the demand before assessing the need for design changes.

It has the 1/2" Arbor with an 8" saw blade mounted. Something discussed in another thread. The original owner had purchased the metal extension table upgrade for it when it came out. The printed ad was in the paperwork with it. It also has the common table riser attachment that was added at some point. It is in very good condition for being over 72 years old and will make a great tool for the next owner.
Did you buy it?
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Re: New to Me Model 10E Serial Number 1077

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No I did not buy it since it was not one of the original 250. I still have S/N 1033 to restore which I plan to keep along with another later 10E to finish restoring and sell. It is still for sale as of this morning. The seller did tell me he has had other calls on it.

John, you could swing by and get it on your way to buy the Shopsmith table in Eagle Point, OR. :D
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Model 10ER S/N R64000 first one I restored on bench w/ metal ends & retractable casters.
Has Speed Changer, 4E Jointer, Jig Saw with lamp, a complete set of original accessories & much more.
Model 10E S/N 1077 oldest one I have restored. 10E S/N 1033 & Mark 2 to be restored.
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Re: New to Me Model 10E Serial Number 1077

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chapmanruss wrote:No I did not buy it since it was not one of the original 250. I still have S/N 1033 to restore which I plan to keep along with another later 10E to finish restoring and sell. It is still for sale as of this morning. The seller did tell me he has had other calls on it.

John, you could swing by and get it on your way to buy the Shopsmith table in Eagle Point, OR. :D
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Re: New to Me Model 10E Serial Number 1077

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That Model 10E must have been sold yesterday since it's ad is off this morning.
Russ

Mark V completely upgraded to Mark 7
Mark V 520
All SPT's & 2 Power Stations
Model 10ER S/N R64000 first one I restored on bench w/ metal ends & retractable casters.
Has Speed Changer, 4E Jointer, Jig Saw with lamp, a complete set of original accessories & much more.
Model 10E S/N 1077 oldest one I have restored. 10E S/N 1033 & Mark 2 to be restored.
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Re: New to Me Model 10E Serial Number 1077

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chapmanruss wrote:This one was near the Portland area also not to far from me. I believe I said this before that Montgomery Ward had one of the stores/catalog warehouses here in Portland. The building is still there on what was the Northwest corner of NW Vaughn Street and NW 27th Avenue but the name has now been changed to NW Wardway at NW 27th Avenue in front of the building and continuing West. The building is now called Montgomery Park and has been converted to office space. As I drove to pickup this Shopsmith I passed near it and could see the building which of course brought back memories of going there as a kid on shopping outings. The catalog room had desks with catalogs, counters for ordering and pickup plus a waiting area. Larger item would be picked up at the loading dock on the West end of the building. You could place your order and in about an hour it was sent down from the warehouse floors and ready for you to take home. If you didn't want to wait there you could shop around the store as the first 4 floors were retail sale and there was a cafeteria you could go to for a bite to eat while waiting. The picture below was taken of the East side of the building looking across 27th Avenue. NW Vaughn Street passed on the South side of the building.

Montgomery Ward Building. The lower floors on the left side of the picture were the retail sales areas. The center and right side of the building were the warehouse areas. The drive up area in the middle was the office area and employee entrance.

Right now I do not plan to start it's restoration until I have finished other ones I already had. I need to get the Model 10's out of the way since I am running out of room. I will say it was in very good condition still so when I do get to it there shouldn't be any difficult "clean-up" to do. For now it will sit disassembled and waiting for it's turn.
My mother worked there when she was very young. I asked her about Shopsmiths. She was not familiar with the machine. She will be 90 in a couple of weeks.
Shopsmith 10E S/N 5804 restored.
Shopsmith 10ER S/N R39267; purchased 10-10-50 in San Francisco.
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My Grandmother worked at the Montgomery Ward Store here in Portland for a time before I was born. That was a long, long time ago.
Russ

Mark V completely upgraded to Mark 7
Mark V 520
All SPT's & 2 Power Stations
Model 10ER S/N R64000 first one I restored on bench w/ metal ends & retractable casters.
Has Speed Changer, 4E Jointer, Jig Saw with lamp, a complete set of original accessories & much more.
Model 10E S/N 1077 oldest one I have restored. 10E S/N 1033 & Mark 2 to be restored.
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Re: New to Me Model 10E Serial Number 1077

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Well I started out this thread almost three years ago with this sentence
Just picked up another restoration project, as if I did not have enough with the 4 I already have waiting.


Well I still have 4 Shopsmiths to finishing restoring at this time but not the same ones. They include 10E S/N 1033 that I mentioned here before. I just got another one to work on. I wasn't planning on getting anymore until I finished restoring the ones I currently have. I really couldn't pass this up. It is Model 10E serial Number 1076.

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I think at some point I may have to let 1033 go besides 2 of the other ones being restored that I planned on selling. This is hard to say but too many Shopsmith and not enough room.
Russ

Mark V completely upgraded to Mark 7
Mark V 520
All SPT's & 2 Power Stations
Model 10ER S/N R64000 first one I restored on bench w/ metal ends & retractable casters.
Has Speed Changer, 4E Jointer, Jig Saw with lamp, a complete set of original accessories & much more.
Model 10E S/N 1077 oldest one I have restored. 10E S/N 1033 & Mark 2 to be restored.
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