More than 1000
illustrations, taken from original catalogs and contemporary periodicals,
show how these machines developed: starting out in the early 1800's
as crude, hand-built copies of English machines and becoming, over
the course of a century, monster machines weighing nearly one million
pounds, unmatched elsewhere in the world.
accessories, such as chucks, dividing heads, milling attachments and
keyseating attachments, among others, are identified and illustrated.
In addition, the book includes a glossary of terms used in describing
the various types of planers, shapers and slotters, and provides illustrations
that help identify the individual parts of the machines.
pages, Paperback, B&W, 8.5" x 11", ©
Order Number: AP049..........$24.95
machine tool industry for 40 years, Ken Cope obviously knows
what he is writing about." The Gristmill
those who are interested in heavy metal removal machinery, this
will be an invaluable source of information about those companies
that took America into the Industrial Revolution."
exhaustive study of American tool builders. This comes highly
read for those interested in the history of machines; the illustrations
are the best bit!" TATHS
than 1000 illustration plus a glossary of terms."