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Re: H. Westphal Countertop Wood Screw Carousel, Patent 1874
« Reply #15 on: October 10, 2020, 06:12:20 PM »
The Detail of Retail!!
I'm starting the refurb of the above carousel.

**Most recent video of it giving up some secrets. Never any ads in my videos.
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Re: H. Westphal Countertop Wood Screw Carousel, Patent 1874
« Reply #16 on: October 10, 2020, 06:22:05 PM »
If you can't weld the old cast with your tig, try oxy/acetylene with some Peterson's cast iron welding flux. I'm getting ready to do some old cast  repairs, that is how I do most of mine. Normally fall has lots of rainy days, but it's bone dry for months and we have lots of  outdoor  projects like firewood and brush removal.
What part of the world are you in? I'm near St. Louis in Illinois, you could come for a visit and welding fun!
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Re: H. Westphal Countertop Wood Screw Carousel, Patent 1874
« Reply #17 on: October 11, 2020, 01:35:03 PM »
Hello, wrenchguy. Thanks for sharing the video!! That is a fascinating piece, cosmetically, and mechanically!!!
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Re: H. Westphal Countertop Wood Screw Carousel, Patent 1874
« Reply #18 on: October 12, 2020, 11:21:44 AM »
Ur welcome, its gonna be a neat winter project. I'm missing 3 bin fronts, being reproduced this week.
 Heres a pic of what appears to be a nice looking original 1 i found online.  It appears to have string ball basket lid damage but still nice from what is seen.   Most seen online are missing bottom level of bin fronts.

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Re: H. Westphal Countertop Wood Screw Carousel, Patent 1874
« Reply #19 on: October 12, 2020, 05:17:54 PM »
I didn't see it mentioned, but may have missed it.  How much does this monster weigh?
You might say I have a tool collecting problem....

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Re: H. Westphal Countertop Wood Screw Carousel, Patent 1874
« Reply #20 on: October 13, 2020, 07:10:48 AM »
Empty i guess around 100lbs.  Online there's mention of 200lbs whatever that could mean.  Its 40" tall and 22" at its widest point.

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Re: H. Westphal Countertop Wood Screw Carousel, Patent 1874
« Reply #21 on: October 15, 2020, 05:54:07 AM »
Waiting for a "done" call from the foundry I did some repairs.

Parts i'm having reproduced.


Test tig weld on a intentionally broke piece, worked very well.


2 bottom level bin divider repairs done, 1 to go. FYI, i'm using stainless filler wire. Gotta save that sticker!


Bottom level bin frame repair,  Had the pieces, but 2 bottom bin frames were missing and being reproduced now.

Gonna need some 3d numbers, help!


These are level 6 bin frames, lower portion of this frame broke and missing.  Gotta save this frame for its numerals. This is gonna be my toughest repair. The reproduced frames are gonna have the wrong numbers on them.
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Re: H. Westphal Countertop Wood Screw Carousel, Patent 1874
« Reply #22 on: October 15, 2020, 02:07:04 PM »
How is the color match? (in person)
Do the pc get painted?
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Re: H. Westphal Countertop Wood Screw Carousel, Patent 1874
« Reply #23 on: October 15, 2020, 04:54:59 PM »
All pieces will be painted, none of the welds will show in the bins.

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Re: H. Westphal Countertop Wood Screw Carousel, Patent 1874
« Reply #24 on: October 15, 2020, 05:12:58 PM »
Looking good!! Great job on the welds!!
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Re: H. Westphal Countertop Wood Screw Carousel, Patent 1874
« Reply #25 on: October 21, 2020, 04:11:59 PM »
Made a lazysusan for working on, displaying and moving the cabinet.  Foundry had a few bad pours with the bin fronts i need.  Problem is the frames are real thin, less the 1/8" thick.

Yesterday working on lazysusan video. https://www.youtube.com/embed/H284MwYVE1Y

Finished today. https://www.youtube.com/embed/SLZxy9OoXK4 
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Re: H. Westphal Countertop Wood Screw Carousel, Patent 1874
« Reply #26 on: November 07, 2020, 06:51:13 PM »
All the bin sides taken to bare metal, washed down and painted.
  I believe this cabinet was manufactured by Joliet Manufacturing Co.  Andrew Dillman owned and operated the huge foundry was a (co-assigner?) on the i882 patent. His company was huge throughout the midwest hardware and farm implement business.
 
 WA Patterson built Akron Indiana's 1st bank in 1891 with the hardware store in the back room. This building was included in a 3 building fire in late 1894 and the hardware business was sold to Miller-Zartman hardware concern according to "Successful Farming" publication Jan3 1895. 

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Re: H. Westphal Countertop Wood Screw Carousel, Patent 1874
« Reply #27 on: November 07, 2020, 06:54:57 PM »
Skill at the foundry last nite with great results.
Short 40 second vid of actual pouring parts i need. Other pouring vids on my channel.
https://www.youtube.com/embed/jZoV-TsfTpc

Last nite pic.



Parts this morning with frames cut out of "return" (scrap).





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Re: H. Westphal Countertop Wood Screw Carousel, Patent 1874
« Reply #28 on: November 08, 2020, 07:22:36 AM »
Cool that they are still using a coke fired cupola. I started building a one, but realized it is too much work for 1  guy to keep going and  still make molds, refresh sand. break down molds. And anything less than a truckload of coke is costly per pound.. Great pics! now to watch the video!
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Re: H. Westphal Countertop Wood Screw Carousel, Patent 1874
« Reply #29 on: November 08, 2020, 09:15:06 AM »
Thanks for sharing!! Looks like the pour went well!!
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