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Manufactured/Badged by:
Sears | Dunlap

True Manufacturer:
Double A Products Co., Ann Arbor, MI; Manchester, MI
Machine Specifications
Machine Class: Wood Working Machinery
Machine Type: Grinder, Bench
Machine Size: 10" x 1½"
Submitted By: Doug Hepler
Machine Specifications
Description/Model: Wet Grinder
Date of Manufacturer: 1940s
Serial Number:
Last Updated 9/12/2016 12:02:02 PM

This machine appears in many Sears catalogs of the period but seems to be badged as Dunlap in the 1940s. This machine is fully functional. It is messy to use but I use it frequently. I acquired a number of other 1938-41 vintage Craftsman tools in the mid- 60's. Most of them had the type of "rocker" motor mount that you can see in this photo so that a motor could be easily swapped from machine to machine.(The motor was usually a 1/3 hp 1725 rpm washing machine motor, just as shown in the photo. The original motor mounts were iron and painted Sears blue. This one is aluminum and is probably from the late 1960's to early 70's.

Photo 1:

Comments: Right hand view. Original tool rest is on other side.
Source: Owner photo
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Comments: Left side showing orignal tool rest
Source: Owner photo
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