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The VintageMachinery.org web site is devoted to information on the history, restoration and use of vintage woodworking machinery. Compiled through the generous contributions of content by thousands of dedicated members, the Vintage Machinery web site contains information concerning vintage machinery including:
  • Historical information on every known manufacturer of wood-working and metal-working machinery as well as steam and gas engines in North America in the Manufacturers Index
  • Downloadable publications of historical catalogs, manuals and other documents in Publication Reprints
  • Photos of vintage machines owned and restored by our members in the Photo Index
  • Technical Information on the restoration and use of vintage machinery in the Vintage Machinery Wiki/Knowledge Base
  • NEWBuy and Sell vintage machinery using the FREE Vintage Machinery Classified Ads


 • 06/11/2014 -  Sears Scroll Saw Oil Chart Added
Added a small chart of crankcase oil used in Sears' machinery, under the Scroll Saw main page header.
 • 05/28/2014 -  Wiki Ball Bearing & Belsaw Products Updates
Wiki update: reworked Sears machinery ball bearing usage headings for better organization and added more model data. Belsaw "Products" tab update: added cross-reference chart to Sears Craftsman models.
 • 01/02/2014 -  Wiki Access Problems
We are currently experiencing technical issues with the VM Wiki. In order to access much of the content of the wiki, it will be necessary to log into the wiki. And remember that the wiki requires separate login registration from the regular VM site. We hope to have this resolved soon.
 • 11/16/2013 -  Support VintageMachinery through Amazon.com
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