Electrical Equipment Repairs

Examples of older electrical equipment and appliances which have been saved from destruction by repairing them.

IMPORTANT: Although these videos show the repair and refurbishment in some detail, they are NOT 'how to' videos as a fair amount of the process has been left out or abbreviated.


Burgess Bandsaw - Total teardown and subsequent reassembly of a 1970s Burgess BBS-20 bench top bandsaw
Claude Lyons Variac - Repair of an old Claude Lyons 8A variable transformer from the 1960s
Electric Clocks - Electric mains powered wall clocks
EMI Fan Heater - Repair and refurbishment of an old EMI Gramophone Company electric fan heater


Most recent update - 9th March 2017

NEW Burgess Bandsaw Refurbishment BBS-20 Mark 2 - A Burgess BBS-20 bandsaw from the 1970s is totally dismantled, cleaned, repainted and reassembled with a new belt and blade.
NEW Burgess BBS20 MkII Bandsaw Totally Dismantled - A 1970s Burgess BBS20 bandsaw is totally dismantled to individual component level.
NEW Burgess BBS-20 Bandsaw Reassambled - The Burgess bandsaw is reassambled after being painted dark green. A new mains lead and plug are fitted..
NEW Burgess BBS20 Bandsaw Blade Installation - A new bandsaw blade is installed and adjusted. Includes details on adjusting the upper wheel and the blade guides..

Previous update - 31st March 2016

Electric Sectric Clock - Durban wall clock by Smiths Sectric with a mains powered Bijou motor.

Older update - 14th February 2015

Refurbishment of a Gramophone Company EMI electric fan heater, model CRH7 - Repair and refurbishment of an EMI metal cased electric fan heater from the 1960s.

This section contains 11 pages of information. Other items will be added as and when they are repaired.