|Blachsmith forged parts
|Square corners on machine
castings on older casting
method mostly pre 1870s.
| 1.The way a machine tool is built---Style and
2.How the parts are built---chipped filed planed
shapper or milling machine,
3.The fasteners used to hold the machine
together,--fastener, bolted with square head bolts
high crown bolts pins Allen screws.
4.The methods the parts were machine
---dincluding the tools that were used to craft a
piece and what the individual
5. Patents dates---Sometime after the date never
before unless pending.
Will provide many clues that help in determining
the age. But there are a number of other factors to
consider as well, components look like. Examining
these elements individually, as well as machine tool
in their entirety, will help you learn to correctly
date them to about a decade. *******
|Date your and identify
your antique machine
using these dating
Applies to metalworking & woodworking.
|Topic ONE here.
1.The way a machine tool is
built---Style and featuers,
ornate. greek revival, art
deco, overbuilt for carbide
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