I’ve been cleaning up all the tools for the ShopSmith, and it’s an uphill battle — however, the process got a little more interesting when I got to the scroll saw and found out it’s the only attachment that’s not SS-branded. It was obviously made to work with the ShopSmith since it sports the telltale driveshaft that hooks into the headstock, but this is the first time I’ve run across a Dunlop brand power tool.
It’s still got oil in it, though as you can see from the pictures, some has leaked out over the years. Other than some rust it still looks good, too, and it’ll look better after a good cleaning. My Dremel scroll saw has a deeper throat by almost a foot, so it’ll see most of the action in the shop. But I’ll give the Dunlop a go or two, for no other reason than it’s old and interesting.
Does anyone know anything about these old units, like when they were made and what other products were in the line? Let us know in comments.