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Manufactured/Badged by:
J. D. Wallace & Co.
Chicago, IL

True Manufacturer:
J. D. Wallace & Co., Chicago, IL
Machine Specifications
Machine Class: Wood Working Machinery
Machine Type: Shaper, Wood
Machine Size: 5/8" spindle
Submitted By: Chuck Taylor
Machine Specifications
Description/Model: No. 18 Shaper
Date of Manufacturer: ca. 1936
Serial Number: 18-1324
Last Updated 9/29/2014 9:36:27 AM

Purchased from a garage sale held in Huntsville, AL by the children of the previous (and probably original) owner in 2014. The printed material (a single two-sided sheet) that came with the machine was dated 7-1-36 by J.D. Wallace & Co, 134 S. California Av, Chicago, IL.

Photo 1:

Comments: The shaper as it came to me. The cutter guard and tooling were included but are not shown here. The rectangular table is sheet steel, affixed atop the machine's 16" round cast iron table.
Source: Chuck Taylor
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Photo 2:

Comments: The motor plate after a quick scrubbing.
Source: Chuck Taylor
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