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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:
Submitted By: Smitty
Machine Specifications
Description/Model: N-4
Date of Manufacturer: 3/16/ 44
Serial Number: (View SN Registry Entry)
Last Updated 1/16/2006 7:40:55 PM

Machine purchased from Jefferson Proving Grounds when closed by local wheeler dealer. I purchased the shaper from him.

This is a powerful shaper- 5 hp belted - now with a VFD for speed adjustment.
One of things I like best is the micrometer indicator surrounding the handwheel. Makes for easy accurate height adustments in .001".

The only thing I dont like about the shaper is the small hole in the table for cutterheads. 7-8" is max.

Want to find a N-44 double spindle to pair up with this machine for entry door production.

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Comments: frontal view
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Comments: Original Yates fence. Only drawback is small throat size. Adjustments are good.
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Comments: Poor picture-but I think you get the idea
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