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Heston & Anderson
Fairfield, IA

Machine Specifications
Machine Class: Wood Working Machinery
Machine Type: Jointer
Machine Size: 6 inch
Submitted By: Carl Spezia
Machine Specifications
Description/Model: Model 6 6 inch Jointer
Date of Manufacturer: Late 1930's
Serial Number: 630
Last Updated 2/1/2016 11:29:27 PM

This machine is part of the equipment used by three generations of woodworkers. The equipment was purchased by Frank Spezia and Sons, A carpentry and cabinet making shop in southern Illinois in the late 1930's or early 1940's. The equipment now belongs to Carl Spezia who is the grandson of the shop's founder. The current owners father operated the shop for approximately 30 years. The machine has been in use since he late 1930's. It is a solid piece of equipment that was used to joint and plane material up to 6 inches wide. It also has a rabbeting groove for creating this type of joint.

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Comments: Heston & Anderson Model 6 Jointer
Source: C. Spezia
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Comments: Heston & Anderson Model 6 Outfeed Table and Chip Chute
Source: C. Spezia
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