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Manufacturers Index - Forsberg Machine Works
Last Modified: Aug 29 2012 9:23AM by Jeff_Joslin
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This firm made a 13" planer during the 1950s, and may have made other sizes as well. Forsberg was acquired by Max Manufacturing Co.; the manufacturing was relocated to San Jose and the planer was sold under the "Max Forsberg" brand.

Information Sources

  • 13" planer from the 1950s. We have not heard of any other machines from this maker, but the planer seems to be well regarded by those who have used it.
  • Planer labeled, "Max Forsberg / 16 x 6 planer / Max Mfg. Co. / San Jose Calif. U. S. A."