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Manufacturers Index - King-Seeley Corp.-Central Specialty Division

King-Seeley Corp.-Central Specialty Division
Ann Arbor, MI; Ypsilanti, MI, U.S.A.
Manufacturer Class: Wood Working Machinery & Metal Working Machinery

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Patent Number Date Title Name City Description
1,606,167 Nov. 09, 1926 Liquid-depth-indicating device Horace W. King Ann Arbor, MI A very early patent to King-Seeley Corp., which went on to greater fame in making Craftsman woodworking machinery.
D108,245 Feb. 01, 1938 Design for a band saw John R. Morgan Oak Park, IL This is the design for Sears' Craftsman 10" bandsaw. It was manufactured by Central Specialty Co., and then by King-Seeley Corp. after that firm bought Central Specialty in 1944.
2,140,322 Dec. 13, 1938 Woodworking machine John H. Lonskey Ypsilanti, MI Central Specialty Co. was apparently a division of King-Seeley.
2,273,715 Feb. 17, 1942 Rip fence for bench saws Samuel O. Rice Jr. Winnetka, IL Central Specialty Co. was apparently a division of King-Seeley.
    Rip fence for bench saws John H. Lonskey Ypsilanti, MI  
2,349,162 May. 16, 1944 Wood-planing machine Otto P. Haisch Ann Arbor, MI This unusual open-sided planer was sold by Sears, Roebuck & Co. as the Craftsman 6-inch Thickness Planer, model number 103.23700. The planer was manufactured by King-Seeley Corp., which had acquired the assignee, Central Specialty Co., and was operating it as the Central Specialty Division of King-Seeley Corp. This planer was featured in the 1941 Sears catalog under the Craftsman brand.
    Wood-planing machine Walter L. Gaskell Ypsilanti, MI  
2,613,556 Oct. 14, 1952 Drill press Walter L. Gaskell Ypsilanti, MI
2,614,007 Oct. 14, 1952 Drill press Lee E. Torrey Ypsilanti, MI
2,619,997 Dec. 02, 1952 Jointer and planer Walter L. Gaskell Ypsilanti, MI
2,627,567 Feb. 03, 1953 Switch Rupert B. Bell Ann Arbor, MI
2,646,089 Jul. 21, 1953 Jig saw Walter L. Gaskell Ypsilanti, MI
2,677,400 May. 04, 1954 Slidable rip fence mounting Walter L. Gaskell Ypsilanti, MI
2,695,638 Nov. 30, 1954 Tilting arbor circular wood saw Walter L. Gaskell Ypsilanti, MI
2,705,034 Mar. 29, 1955 Cutter guard Walter L. Gaskell Ypsilanti, MI
2,711,762 Jun. 28, 1955 Arbor saw Walter L. Gaskell Ypsilanti, MI
2,750,970 Jun. 19, 1956 Gauge for indicating line of cut of power driven tool Walter L. Gaskell Ypsilanti, MI
2,806,493 Sep. 17, 1957 Work guide fence Walter L. Gaskell Ypsilanti, MI See also patent 2,966,179.
2,836,206 May. 27, 1958 Bit anchorage means for a cylindrical cutter head Walter L. Gaskell Ypsilanti, MI
2,844,173 Jul. 22, 1958 Arbor saw with single handle control of tilt and elevation Walter L. Gaskell Ypsilanti, MI
2,858,918 Nov. 04, 1958 Pinion and idler gear for ratchet assembly Rudolph Bergsma Ann Arbor, MI
2,873,773 Feb. 17, 1959 Shiftable motor drive for tilting arbor saw Walter L. Gaskell Ypsilanti, MI
2,966,179 Dec. 27, 1960 Adjustable guide fence construction for table saw Walter L. Gaskell Ypsilanti, MI See also patent 2,806,493.
3,011,531 Dec. 05, 1961 Saw-table guide-fence construction Walter L. Gaskell Ypsilanti, MI
3,035,619 May. 22, 1962 Woodworking jointer Walter L. Gaskell Ypsilanti, MI
3,051,204 Aug. 28, 1962 Miter gauge Walter L. Gaskell Ypsilanti, MI
3,085,602 Apr. 16, 1963 Tilting arbor saw Walter L. Gaskell Ypsilanti, MI
3,123,108 Mar. 03, 1964 Radial arm saw Charles L. Seltz Ann Arbor, MI
    Radial arm saw Walter L. Gaskell Ypsilanti, MI  
4,597,525 Jul. 01, 1986 Barrier-free water cooler Michael Eveland Freeport, IL
    Barrier-free water cooler Arlan Koester Rock City, IL  
    Barrier-free water cooler Robert L. Kushman Freeport, IL