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Handy man's workshop and laboratory (1910) (14595579689)


Handy man's workshop and laboratory (1910) (14595579689)



Identifier: handymansworksh00bond (find matches)
Title: Handy man's workshop and laboratory
Year: 1910 (1910s)
Authors: Bond, A. Russell (Alexander Russell), 1876-
Subjects: Handicraft Workshop recipes
Publisher: New York, Munn & co., inc.
Contributing Library: The Library of Congress
Digitizing Sponsor: The Library of Congress

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Fig. 48—Gear train from sprocket chain to saw frame provided with suitable fastenings at their forward ends to receivethe saw blade, while their rear ends are connected by a suitableturnbuckle to regulate the tension of <the saw blade. To the armsare bolted small brackets, 21 (see Fig. 49), made of sheet steelabout % inch thick, which have at their outer ends small half-round recesses, 22, made by a very blunt chisel on top of a pieceof hard endwood. To the rear end of the table is fastened a short block of wood,23, say 8 inches long, and on-this block is fastened a small steelplate, 24, with projecting ends, 25, which fit into the recesses, 22,of the brackets, 21, on which the arms 13 and 13a rock. In closeproximity to this plate is an iron rod passing through said armsriveted at each end, with a leather washer between, which serves 44 HANDY MAN S WORKSHOP AND LABORATORY
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HANDY MANS WORKSHOP AND LABORATORY 45 as a cushion and allows sufficient flexibility to enable the arms toswing on their fulcrum. The clamping devices for the saw aremade of wrought iron or steel. The lower clamp has down-wardly extending lugs for connection with the pitman. It willbe noticed there is a small recess at the top and bottom to receivea cross pin or nail, which passes through the saw blade and servesto keep the blade from slipping through the clamp. The lowerbracket is securely bolted to the arm, whereas the upper one isadjustable forward or rearward, according to the width of thesaw blade used. The pitman is made of hard wood. A small pneumatic or bellows is secured to the table, and isoperated by the movement of the lower arm 13. It is connectedwith a small rubber hose terminating in close proximity to thesaw blade so that the sawdust will be blown away from the lineor mark which the cut is to follow. Now for ordinary work the operator is seated on the saddle,and treads





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