Dana M. Batory
both volumes the author provides a history of each manufacturer,
as well as a
description of the evolution of its product lines over the
years. Accompanying these fascinating
histories are numerous beautiful illustrations reflecting
each company’s range of products,
along with specifications and descriptions, taken from the
catalogs of the period.
In addition, these books provide invaluable information to
collectors and users on buying
and restoring old machines. This is a mine of information
about old woodworking machines
and the companies that made them.
for the first time, is a guide to four of the major woodworking
machinery manufacturers: Fay & Egan, Yates-American, Defiance,
and Oliver. Leaders in their field throughout the world, their
products were used in all walks of life from lumber mills to
furniture factories, from schools to arsenals, from shipyards
145 pages, Paperback, B&W, 8.5" x 11", © 1997
Order Number: AP751............$21.95
is the second volume in Dana Batory’s series
of guides to the major woodworking machinery manufacturers of
the 19th and 20th centuries.
Covered in this volume are Parks Machine Co.,
the Boice-Crane Co., Baxter D. Whitney & Son,
and Crescent Machine Co.
208 pages, Paperback, B&W, 8.5" x 11", © 2004
Order Number: AP197...........$29.00