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    That machine looks like a twin to what we called the 'Mayflower'. We used it for cutting internal keyways.

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    Quote Originally Posted by C Tucker View Post
    That machine looks like a twin to what we called the 'Mayflower'. We used it for cutting internal keyways.
    No reason why not; it is a vertical shaper. And contouring band-saws weren't quite a 'thing' yet. These guys https://www.doallsaws.com/contact-us/about/history took care of that!



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