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Manufacturers Index - Millers Falls Co.

Millers Falls Co.
Millers Falls, MA; New York, NY; Greenfield, MA; Cincinnati, OH, U.S.A.
Manufacturer Class: Wood Working Machinery

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Patent Number Date Title Name City Description
45,055 Nov. 15, 1864 Improvement in miter-boxes L. W. Langdon Northampton, MA This saw was pictured in an ad from Northampton Pegging Machine Co. in the December 1875 Manufacturing & Builder; the January 1873 issue had an article on the miter box. The April 1876 issued carried a notice of the name and location change; Langdon had gone into partnership with Millers Falls Co. and they had set up a new company to make the miter box. Apparently Langdon Mitre-Box Co. and Millers Falls Co. shared employees. The December 1876 issue of Manufacturer & Builder. carried an ad from the new company's products: "Made in four sizes, and supplied with Disston & Son's Saws. See also the patent reissue, 5,037, and the improved versions in patents 151,139 and 220,732. Thanks to Jeff Burks for providing the manufacturer information and the Manufacturer & Builder references.
63,944 Apr. 16, 1867 Bit-stocks Clemens B. Rose Sunderland, MA The example shown is actually a bit brace extension. It is marked on the shaft, "PAT'D APR 16.67 / BITSTOCK CO. / GREENFIELD MS". The chuck itself is unmarked.
73,279 Jan. 14, 1868 Bit-stock Charles H. Amidon Greenfield, MA A tool-handle with this patent is reported; the only marking is the patent date. Another is reported marked as follows: "Millers Falls, Greenfield, MA, Pat'd Jan 14, 1868". The latter example has a rosewood handle with nine tools in the handle.
The brace gets a "C" rarity rating from Pearson.
D3,130 Jul. 28, 1868 Design for a vise Quimby S. Backus Winchendon, MA
91,150 Jun. 08, 1869 Tool For Cutting Glass Samuel G. Monce Bristol, CT Monce's patent introduces the hard steel wedge-shaped wheel at the tip of a glass cutter. The patent was also "folded" into a variety of combination tools. One example is no. 140,426. Another variant includes a corkscrew.
91,068 Jun. 08, 1869 Improved vise Quimby S. Backus Winchendon, MA "The nature of my invention consists in the construction of a vise, which can be secured to the table or bench in any desired position..."
See the writeup on Backus accompanying patent 132,791.
95,392 Sep. 28, 1869 Improved Vise W. X. Stevens East Brookfield, MA Parallel jawed hand vise as well as the tang allows it to be used as a self centering drill chuck for either a bit stock or lathe.
101,466 Apr. 05, 1870 Improved hand drilling-machine James E. Hunter North Adams, MA
118,039 Aug. 15, 1871 Bit-stock William H. McCoy Erving, MA
118,058 Aug. 15, 1871 Bit-stock Samuel Sawyer Erving, MA
129,508 Jul. 16, 1872 Improvement in Planes Levi A. Alexander Pittsfield, MA The jointer fence provides a graduated quadrant, and a thumbscrew to fasten it to a desired angle.
132,790 Nov. 05, 1872 Improvement in bit-stocks Quimby S. Backus Millers Falls, MA "The nature of my invention consists in the devices for holding a bit-brace for boring at an angle firmly at the desired angle..."
See the writeup on Backus accompanying patent 132,791.
139,667 Jun. 10, 1873 Improvement in bit-stocks Albert D. Goodell Millers Falls, MA
140,426 Jul. 01, 1873 Glazier's Tools Samuel G. Monce Bristol, CT The tool combines wheel type glass cutter, putty knife, and notches for "nibbling" and working glass. The wheel glass cutter refers to Monce's June 8, 1869 patent (no. 91,150). Another variant is a combination tool that includes a corkscrew.
141,345 Jul. 29, 1873 Improvement in bit-stocks Albert D. Goodell Millers Falls, MA
RE6,350 Mar. 23, 1875 Improvement in bit-braces Charles H. Stockbridge Whately, MA
165,442 Jul. 13, 1875 Improvement in meat cutters Henry P. Goddard Orange, MA Meat and vegetable chopper in Millers Falls 1884 catalog
177,659 May. 23, 1876 Improvement in Scroll Saw Frames Henry L. Pratt Brooklyn, NY
194,109 Aug. 14, 1877 Improvement in Drill-Chucks Henry L. Pratt Brooklyn, NY Pratt summarizes the claims for this patent:

"The combination of the slotted body A and shell D, secured rigidly thereon, with the jaws CC, capable of free and independent movement in the slot a, and screw-threaded spindle B, which acts against the bases of the jaws, and closes them by forcing them forward and their inclined sides against the shell D ... ."

Figure 6 (jpg 2) purports to show how the loose jaws allow this chuck to also grip tapered square bit tangs.

A known example, mounted on an archimedean drill, is marked:
MILLERS FALLS CO.
PAT'D AUG 14, 1877
218,002 Jul. 29, 1879 Metal-Drilling Machine Henry Ducsh Baltimore, MD
220,732 Oct. 21, 1879 Improvement in miter-boxes Albert D. Goodell Erving, MA
    Improvement in miter-boxes David C. Rogers Greenfield, MA  
228,810 Jun. 15, 1880 Ratchet bit-brace Albert D. Goodell Millers Falls, MA
228,811 Jun. 15, 1880 Bit-brace Albert D. Goodell Millers Falls, MA
229,197 Jun. 22, 1880 Bit-brace Henry L. Stevens Millers Falls, MA
250,670 Dec. 13, 1881 Bit and drill stock Wallace Lyon Bridgeport, CT
264,766 Sep. 19, 1882 Miter Planer David C. Rogers Greenfield, MA The claim is to the movable quadrant.

Rogers Patent Mitre Planers are well loved by their owners. They are far safer than the Lion Trimmer guillotine type of trimmers, and they will trim both left and right hand miters, which the Stanley No. 51/52 board and plane will not.


They were made in three sizes as advertised in the Millers Falls, Langdon Mitre Box price list from circa 1900:

"The number of the Mitre Planer will indicate the width of the cutting iron:

No. 2 has cutting iron 2 inches wide, price . . . . $20.00
No. 3 1/2 has cutting iron 3 1/2 inches wide, price . . . . $25.00
No. 4 has cutting iron 4 inches wide, price . . . . $30.00

They are the result of many years' experience in this special department,
and are adjustable to any angle in straight or curved work.

THE ROGERS MITRE PLANER
PATENTED SEPTEMBER 19, 1882

The upper or movable bed plate is in quadrant form, having, at right
angles, sides which act as guides for the material to be planed, and
revolving on a pivot, A, at the point, enables the user to form the desired
angle for straight work. and place it in its proper position against the
face of the plane.

In the sides of the Quadrant are two adjustable guides, or rests, kept in
position by set screws, D.D. The special object of these rests is to enable
one to finish the ends et angles on curved work with exactness.

In preparing pieces for circular or oval work, frames, pulleys, emery
wheel, circular patterns, etc., it is necessary to plane the ends of the
various segments at varying angles. In planing these the point of the
quadrant near the plane and the adjustable guides form the rests required
for accurate work.

The Quadrant is kept in position at any angle desired by pressing the
catch, C. down into the notches prepared for it, or by the thumb-screw, B,
and can be used in connection with the arms or guides as desired.

Mitre Planers, as heretofore constructed, are open to serious complaint, on
account of the tendency of the plane to "jump" or leave the track,
especially in planing hard moldings. This is entirely obviated by our new
device of GIB or BINDER, without additional cost, thus making it the best
and cheapest machine in the market, all things considered."
272,903 Feb. 27, 1883 Mitering-machine David C. Rogers Greenfield, MA This was the "Improved Langdon" miter box, that improved on the design of patent 220,732. It was improved once more to make the "New Improved Langdon" which was manufactured for over 40 years. We have not found a patent for the New Improved model. The Improved Langdon was featured in an article in the January 1887 issue of Manufacturer & Builder, and was still manufactured for a few years after the New Improved Langdon was introduced—even the original Langdon and the New Langdon were still available.
293,651 Feb. 19, 1884 Spokeshave Albert D. Goodell Millers Falls, MA Miller's Falls No 1 "Cigar" spokeshave with circular cutter and detachable handles. Design allows screws to hold blade without interference to the work.

Albert D. Goodell later went on to form Goodell Bros with his brother Henry and sold his interest in the company. This company became Goodell Pratt Co when William Pratt bought out the company. Later in 1931, Goodell Pratt Co was bought out by Miller Falls completing the cycle.
295,178 Mar. 18, 1884 Combined bench dog and clamp Charles C. Johnson Springfield, VT
330,104 Nov. 10, 1885 Handsaw Alfred Fornander Brooklyn, NY Apparently examples of this saw do not match the patent drawing.
332,391 Dec. 15, 1885 Scroll-sawing machine Albert D. Goodell Millers Falls, MA This patent covers an improved blade-holding mechanism.
419,703 Jan. 21, 1890 Spirit Level for Bit Braces Joseph McLaughlin Erving, MA Spirit level in the head of a brace bit with two bubble for both level and plumb.
Millers Falls appears to have purchased this patent and utilized it on their breast drill line without the mounting of the level in the handle. They instead utilized a single spirit vial mounted on the frame with some of their breast drill models.
421,420 Feb. 18, 1890 Jaws of bit-braces and tool holders William H. McCoy Erving, MA
438,860 Oct. 21, 1890 Auger-Handle Henry L. Pratt Brooklyn, NY
438,890 Oct. 21, 1890 Bench-hook Herbert D. Lanfair Millers Falls, MA
529,401 Nov. 20, 1894 Spiral screw driver and drill William H. McCoy Millers Falls, MA
    Spiral screw driver and drill Henry Pratt Brooklyn, NY  
538,323 Apr. 30, 1895 Bit-brace and hand drill Charles D. Cutts Fort Fairfield, ME
583,922 Jun. 08, 1897 Bit-brace with right-angled V-guide frame Stephen McCellan San Marcos, TX
585,531 Jun. 29, 1897 Bit-brace Stephen McClellan San Marcos, TX
621,401 Mar. 21, 1899 Spiral-tool driver Leonard M. Davis Erving, MA Information taken from Clifford D. Fales' database at http://www.idcomm.com/personal/cfales/intro.htm
Examples marked, "MILLERS FALLS CO. / MILLERS FALLS, MASS. U.S. / NO. 41 / PAT. MAR. 21-1899"
857,947 Jun. 25, 1907 Chuck John A. Leland Millers Falls, MA Jaws are designed to accomodate both traditional bit stock square shank drill as well as round drill shanks.
Sold as the Holdall Brace by Millers Falls.
903,495 Nov. 10, 1908 Coping-Saw Frame William J. Parsons Montague, MA The primary claim of this patent has to do with a fairly complicated draw bolt, nut, and winged key arrangement which allows the back frame to rotate freely relative to the blade and handle when tightened in one position; then locking the blade rigidly in place when tightened in another position.
911,342 Feb. 02, 1909 Glass Cutter William G. Stebbins Montague, MA
912,582 Feb. 16, 1909 Chuck John A. Leland Montague, MA The purpose of this chuck is the same as Leland's earlier patent 857947. It differs in that the jaws are not held apart at their base by a spring. Rather, they are attached to resilient arms, on their outer surfaces, by means of a loose pin which allows them to pivot and slide. The jaws are, therefore, free to conform to a straight or tapered shank, with uniform pressure being attained by being trapped between the inclined surfaces of the jaw seat and sleeve.
922,808 May. 25, 1909 Bit-gage William J. Parsons Millers Falls, MA
925,112 Jun. 15, 1909 Saw-Frame Herbert J. Leland Montague, MA
929,231 Jul. 27, 1909 Bit Extension John A. Leland Montague, MA
935,266 Sep. 28, 1909 Ratchet-brace John A. Leland Montague, MA
935,375 Sep. 28, 1909 Miter-Box John A. Leland Montague, MA
936,644 Oct. 12, 1909 Chuck John A. Leland Montague, MA
942,586 Dec. 07, 1909 Drill brace William J. Parsons Montague, MA
942,571 Dec. 07, 1909 Spiral screw-driver John A. Leland Montague, MA Information taken from Clifford D. Fales' database at http://www.idcomm.com/personal/cfales/intro.htm
see patent 1,578,866.
942,572 Dec. 07, 1909 Automatic tool for boring John A. Leland Montague, MA This seems to be the Millers Falls #180 drill.
    Automatic tool for boring William G. Stebbins Montague, MA  
974,896 Nov. 08, 1910 Chuck John A. Leland Montague, MA Leland references his earlier patent 912582, noting that the principle means of gripping straight (round) shanks and tapered shanks is the same in this patent. The primary focus of this patent has to do with the internal configuration of the jaws.
981,315 Jan. 10, 1911 Means for preventing frictional drag on rotating screw-heads George E. Rogers Greenfield, MA This patent is an improvement to patent 935,266. The improvement is to prevent the chuck from unscrewing from the arm as the brace is rotated.
988,723 Apr. 04, 1911 Change-speed gearing John A. Leland Montague, MA The Millers Falls Company's early days drill related patents were directed at the chuck. In the 20th century they were geard towards improving the usability of the drill. Could pressure from Goodell -Pratt and North Brothers designs have driven that change?
989,203 Apr. 11, 1911 Thrust-bearing William G. Stebbins Montague, MA This patent covers the use of a pair of sleeve bearings on either end of the brace handle so that the wood, which is prone to movement, does not touch the metal shaft. One of the bearings has a set screw so that it can be adjusted to compensate for wear or wood movement.
992,572 May. 16, 1911 Tool-chuck Joseph H. McLaughlin Millers Falls, MA "The invention has relation to tool chucks, being primarily designed for use with a ratchet brace, such as is disclosed in my Patent 935,047, dated Sept. 28, 1909, but capable of use with any tool having a shank or stem detachably fitting in a chuck."
992,218 May. 16, 1911 Adjustable Handle for Saw Frames, &c. John A. Leland Montague, MA Handle that can be adjusted for the desired angle as well as to be positioned and clamped anywhere on the back frame.
1,030,592 Jun. 25, 1912 Telescopic Extension-Rod John A. Leland Montague, MA
1,034,838 Aug. 06, 1912 Change-speed gearing Henry A. Ryther Montague, MA This is a upgrade to John Leland's patent 988,723. In fact, the drawings look so similar I thought there was an error. Ryther's change provides less friction between the gears and therefore an easier to use tool.
1,056,670 Mar. 18, 1913 Expansion Bit Louis S. Hayden Essex, CT An adjusting screw is located in the clamp plate engaging teeth on the edge of the cutting blade. Sold by Millers Falls as their No 151 Expansive Bit.
1,060,312 Apr. 29, 1913 Extension-frame hacksaw Frank S. Bradley West Haven, CT This hacksaw frame is very similar in design to the Millers Falls #12 hacksaw. It is not known at this writing whether or not Millers Falls copied this patent or purchased it.
1,063,702 Jun. 03, 1913 Chuck John A. Leland Montague, MA
1,063,984 Jun. 10, 1913 Change-Speed Gearing John A. Leland Montague, MA
1,159,396 Nov. 09, 1915 Miter-Box John A. Leland Montague, MA
D49,037 May. 09, 1916 Automobile Tire Wrench William J. Parsons Millers Falls, MA A "T" shape "bent wire" design with two screwdriver or pry points, and a central hex socket.
1,184,758 May. 30, 1916 Chuck John A. Leland Montague, MA
1,200,628 Oct. 10, 1916 Bench-drill brace John A. Leland Montague, MA
1,417,683 May. 30, 1922 Telescopic wrench William J. Parsons Montague, MA
1,419,310 Jun. 13, 1922 Glass cutter Henry A. Ryther Montague, MA
1,427,556 Aug. 29, 1922 Impact tool Frank L. Sutliffe West Haven, CT
    Impact tool William H. Shortell West Haven, CT  
1,460,036 Jun. 26, 1923 Screw driver William J. Parsons Montague, MA
1,470,197 Oct. 09, 1923 Chuck Henry A. Ryther Montague, MA
1,540,373 Jun. 02, 1925 Tool Raymond S. Squire Millers Falls, MA
1,543,185 Jun. 23, 1925 Hack-saw frame William J. Parsons Millers Falls, MA
1,571,606 Feb. 02, 1926 Jack Kenneth H. Saunders Brattleboro, VT
1,574,331 Feb. 23, 1926 Screw jack Fred Horace Wilder Brattleboro, VT
1,578,866 Mar. 30, 1926 Locking device and tool Donald B. Swain Millers Falls, MA Information taken from Clifford D. Fales' database at http://www.idcomm.com/personal/cfales/intro.htm
Examples marked, "MILLERS FALLS CO. / GREENFIELD, MASS. / MADE IN U.S.A. / NO. (61M)(61A)(610A)(67) /PATENTED / MAR 30 1926 / MILLERS FALLS TOOLS / SINCE 1868"
1,591,575 Jul. 06, 1926 Adjustable mechanical connection Donald B. Swain Montague, MA
1,702,742 Feb. 19, 1929 Electric tool Whitfield Moretti Montague, MA
1,732,613 Oct. 22, 1929 Tool and frame William J. Parsons Millers Falls, MA
1,758,261 May. 13, 1930 Tool and article holder John Addison Leland Millers Falls, MA This is the Millers Falls No. 35 bit extension.
1,762,315 Jun. 10, 1930 Ratchet screw driver Henry A. Ryther Millers Falls, MA
    Ratchet screw driver Donald B. Swain Millers Falls, MA  
1,776,661 Sep. 23, 1930 Plane Felix F. McCue Millers Falls, MA
1,821,194 Sep. 01, 1931 Automatic screw driver George R. Wilcox Greenfield, MA
1,822,520 Sep. 08, 1931 CLAMPING LEVER FOR PLANES Charles H. Fox Millers Falls, MA The levercap is designed to clamp the center of the blade as well as the top and bottom, in order to more firmly hold it throughout its length.
1,828,903 Oct. 27, 1931 Electric tool Whitfield Moretti Montague, MA
1,850,191 Mar. 22, 1932 Electric drill George R. Wilcox Greenfield, MA
1,855,456 Apr. 26, 1932 Rotary tool David B. Miller Greenfield, MA
1,855,873 Apr. 26, 1932 Cutting tool William Henry Shortell West Haven, CT
1,858,276 May. 17, 1932 Hand tool David B. Miller Greenfield, MA
1,904,115 Apr. 18, 1933 Hydraulic jack Charles F. Bacon Brattleboro, VT
2,184,394 Dec. 26, 1939 Clutch mechanism Whitfield Moretti Montague, MA
2,205,019 Jun. 18, 1940 Miter box William J. Parsons Millers Falls, MA
2,224,195 Dec. 10, 1940 Tool William J. Parsons Millers Falls, MA
2,252,869 Aug. 19, 1941 Hacksaw blade Leslie D. Hawkridge Newton, MA This patent covers the metallurgy of a hacksaw blade.
    Hacksaw blade William H. Shortell Greenfield, MA  
D132,603 Jun. 02, 1942 Design for a Press Drill or the Like George R. Wilcox Greenfield, MA Transparent handle which shows the inner ribbed barrel. Different colors used for the quill, inner barrel, and the shank. The handle cap and spacing band also utilize contrasting colors.
Patent term is 14 years.
2,289,081 Jul. 07, 1942 Hack saw blade Leslie D. Hawkridge Newton, MA This patent has no drawing. It covers the metallurgy of a hacksaw blade.
    Hack saw blade William H. Shortell Greenfield, MA  
2,289,142 Jul. 07, 1942 Miter box William J. Parsons Millers Falls, MA
2,337,514 Dec. 21, 1943 Tool handle George R. Wilcox Greenfield, MA
2,337,629 Dec. 28, 1943 Tension gauge for hack saw blades William H. Shortell Greenfield, MA
2,343,715 Mar. 07, 1944 Wrapper for hack-saw blades Kenyon Yale Taylor Shelburne, MA
2,365,301 Dec. 19, 1944 Hack saw blade William H. Shortell Greenfield, MA
D140,810 Apr. 10, 1945 Design for a saw Francesco Collura New York, NY This is the design patent for what is now known as the "Buck Rogers" style of tools.
D140,811 Apr. 10, 1945 Design for a Hand Drill Francesco Collura New York, NY
2,381,988 Aug. 14, 1945 Pressure indicator for hack saws William H. Shortell Greenfield, MA The "hack saws" in question are the horizontal sawing machines rather than the unpowered, handheld tool.
2,481,499 Sep. 13, 1949 Brush and brush holder for electric drills Francesco Collura New York, NY
2,501,201 Mar. 21, 1950 Dispensing container for band-saw coils George R. Wilcox Bernardston, MA
D159,339 Jul. 18, 1950 Plane Robert W. Huxtable Greenfield, MA The design of the Millers Falls planes that are commonly known as the "Buck Rogers" models. The smoother sized version is the No 709, and the jack plane version is the No. 714.

The inventor, Robert Huxtable, is the brother of well known industrial designer Garth Huxtable.
2,516,079 Jul. 18, 1950 Tensioning device for hacksaw blades William H. Shortell Greenfield, MA
2,539,796 Jan. 30, 1951 Tension control for hacksaw blades William H. Shortell Greenfield, MA
2,546,660 Mar. 27, 1951 Hacksaw frame George R. Wilcox Bernardston, MA
D162,736 Apr. 03, 1951 Keyhole saw Robert W. Huxtable Greenfield, MA This is the Millers Falls #525 metal cutting keyhole saw.
2,686,392 Aug. 17, 1954 Belt sander Fred Williams Moore Greenfield, MA
2,693,541 Nov. 02, 1954 Portable electric motor for hand drills Leonard C. Pratt Greenfield, MA Seen on Millers Falls Co. jigsaws, both with and without patent number 2,808,082.
2,696,233 Dec. 07, 1954 Keyhole saw Robert W. Huxtable Greenfield, MA
2,794,468 Jun. 04, 1957 Woodcutting bit assembly Robert W. Huxtable Greenfield, MA An example is reported, labeled with the patent number and "Millers Falls, Heavy Duty, No. 838, Made in USA".
2,794,469 Jun. 04, 1957 Hole saws William H. Shortell Greenfield, MA
2,796,704 Jun. 25, 1957 Orbital sander Fred Williams Moore Greenfield, MA
2,808,082 Oct. 01, 1957 Portable power free end jig saw Leonard C. Pratt Greenfield, MA Seen on a Millers Falls Co. jigsaw, along with patent 2,693,541.
    Portable power free end jig saw Whitfield Moretti Millers Falls, MA  
2,808,085 Oct. 01, 1957 Hand portable electric power unit Eugene L. Staiger Greenfield, MA
    Hand portable electric power unit Richard R. Hollien Shelburne Falls, MA  
2,817,827 Dec. 24, 1957 Electrical connector Harold H. Burkhardt Greenfield, MA
D182,027 Feb. 04, 1958 Abrading Tool or Similar Article Leonard Garth Huxtable New York, NY The aesthetic design for the Millers Falls No. 1220 Plane-R-File. The handle and blade holder are patented in 2839817
2,839,098 Jun. 17, 1958 Cut-line indicator for portable circular saw Robert Cranmore Shelburne Falls, MA
    Cut-line indicator for portable circular saw Whitfield Moretti Montague, MA  
2,839,817 Jun. 24, 1958 Abrading Tool Holder Leonard Garth Huxtable New York, NY The Millers Falls No. 1220 Plane-R-File. The idea of a replaceable-bladed rasp was not new to the Plane-R-File as similar products had existed in Britain for several years. The inventive feature lay in the rotating handle, blade locking mechanism, flanged frame to support the blade and outstanding aesthetics (design patent 182027 covered the outstanding appearance).



"For the invention of the 'Plane-R-File' abrading tool- I was said to receive one dollar and other considerations. This tool was not too successful as having lost the original blade to Stanley, Millers introduced the tool with an inferior blade. When it was time to reorder, a prohibitive price for the blade was asked. Stanley, Stanley of England and others wasted no time in copying the tool, and it proved very successful. Originally Stanley brought out two tools, a plane type and a file type. My invention combined the two, hence the name "Plane-R-File." (Courtesy of Randy Roeder)
    Abrading Tool Holder Eugene L. Staiger Greenfield, MA  
2,856,975 Oct. 21, 1958 Edge trimmer attachment for hand portable power tools Wendell A. Addis Deerfield, MA
2,867,251 Jan. 06, 1959 Router depth adjustment means Leonard C. Pratt Greenfield, MA
    Router depth adjustment means Whitfield Moretti Montague, MA  
2,893,454 Jul. 07, 1959 Portable power planer with outboard support for cutter Wendell A. Addis Deerfield, MA
2,934,113 Apr. 26, 1960 Router bit and drive shaft assembly with pilot Richard R. Hollien Shelburne Falls, MA
2,986,178 May. 30, 1961 Portable circular saw with blade alignment means Robert Cranmore Shelburne Falls, MA
2,991,595 Jul. 11, 1961 Power operating belt sanding machine Wendell A. Addis Deerfield, MA Seen on a Model 830 belt sander from Millers Falls Co.
3,008,499 Nov. 14, 1961 Miter box construction Richard R. Hollien Shelburne Falls, MA
3,121,813 Feb. 18, 1964 Electric power unit John G. Raymond Greenfield, MA
    Electric power unit Leonard C. Pratt Greenfield, MA  
3,174,363 Mar. 23, 1965 Method of forming cutting tools Paul F. Lyman Greenfield, MA
    Method of forming cutting tools Eugene L. Staiger Greenfield, MA  
3,313,024 Apr. 11, 1967 Power-operated cutting tool James Alfred De Carteret Bernardston, MA
    Power-operated cutting tool Frank C. Bogusch Jr. Greenfield, MA  
3,344,291 Sep. 26, 1967 Double insulated hand tool Leonard C. Pratt Greenfield, MA
3,363,700 Jan. 16, 1968 Rotary and hammer drill Frank C. Bogusch Jr. Greenfield, MA
3,374,815 Mar. 26, 1968 Woodcutting saw blade Frederick Drugan Greenfield, MA
    Woodcutting saw blade Leroy L. Anderson Jr. Greenfield, MA  
3,421,212 Jan. 14, 1969 Method of producing commutator lead connection Edward W. Chabot Greenfield, MA
3,440,465 Apr. 22, 1969 Reversing mechanism for electric motors James Alfred De Carteret Bernardston, MA
    Reversing mechanism for electric motors John R. Provost Jr. Turners Falls, MA  
    Reversing mechanism for electric motors Leonard C. Pratt Greenfield, MA  
3,460,408 Aug. 12, 1969 Depth gauge John G. Raymond Greenfield, MA
3,471,731 Oct. 07, 1969 Armature Robert M. Pierce Greenfield, MA
    Armature Leonard C. Pratt Greenfield, MA  
5,509,205 Apr. 23, 1996 Utility knife having blade retention feature Nicholas Ragland III Cincinnati, OH
5,881,614 Mar. 16, 1999 Tool with reversible bit and method of assembly Hu Cheng-Tsan , Taiwan
5,909,930 Jun. 08, 1999 Retractable blade utility knife having quick change feature James Felix Mariol Cincinnati, OH
    Retractable blade utility knife having quick change feature Howard Nicholas Ragland III Cincinnati, OH