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Manufactured/Badged by:
Yates-American Machine Co., Inc.
Beloit, WI; Roscoe, IL; Liberty, NC

Machine Specifications
Machine Class: Wood Working Machinery
Machine Type: Shaper, Wood
Machine Size: 1" spindle
Submitted By: john crain
Machine Specifications
Description/Model: Yates American Shaper
Date of Manufacturer: 1940
Serial Number:
Last Updated 5/3/2004 12:00:00 AM

This shaper started life working for the U.S. Navy at Great Lakes Naval Yard, Illinois.
I don't know where it's been in between, but I bought it about 30 years ago from a closed down lumber company. New bearings, a clean-up, and you know the rest; a new life making moulding for me.

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Comments: Yates American Shaper
Source: self, Olympus Digital
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