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Manufacturers Index - Schaake Machine Works, Ltd.

Schaake Machine Works, Ltd.
New Westminster, BC, Canada
Manufacturer Class: Wood Working Machinery & Steam and Gas Engines

History
Last Modified: Oct 27 2018 10:31AM by Jeff_Joslin
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In 1902 the Schaake Machine Works was making "Johnson's Shingle Machine", which used two vertical circular saw blades at 90 degrees to one another. Apparently they also made two-cycle gas engines.

Ad from July 1902 The Canada Lumberman

Information Sources

  • This British Columbia manufacturer was mentioned in the scholarly journal Material History Bulletin, in an article entitled, "The shingle sawing machine in British Columbia, 1901 to 1925" by Robert B. Griffin.