Patent Model - Improvement in Saw-Gummers

Maker and role
Thomas Disston (b.1832, d.1897), Patentee
Henry Disston & Sons (estab. 1840), Assignee
Production date
May 11 1875
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Brass, metal
8 1/2 x 9 1/2 x 13 1/2" (21.6 x 24.1 x 34.3cm)
Disston’s patent is for the invention “…to simplify and improve that class of saw-gumming machines in which a tapering rotary cutteris caused to traverse longitudinally across the egde of the blade in a direction parallel to the axis of the saw…” (Patent Number 163,163)
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