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Manufacturers Index - Sherline

Sherline
Melbourne, Australia; San Marcos, CA; Vista CA, U.S.A.
Company Website: http://www.sherline.com
Manufacturer Class: Wood Working Machinery & Metal Working Machinery

History
Last Modified: May 17 2017 4:10PM by toolguybak
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Brief History:

1970 Australian engineer Harold Clisby introduced the original lathe and accessory line he designed.

1972 Melbourne engineer Ron Sher begins production of the Sherline lathe in Australia.

1973 Joe Martin begins importing the Sherline lathe to the USA.

1974 Joe Martin begins manufacturing the Sherline lathe in California USA.

Sears sold Craftsman badged Sherline products under source code 527.

A detailed history can be found at the Sherline website.

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