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The VintageMachinery.org web site is devoted to information on the history, restoration and use of vintage woodworking machinery. Compiled through the generous contributions of content by thousands of dedicated members, the Vintage Machinery web site contains information concerning vintage machinery including:
  • Historical information on every known manufacturer of wood-working and metal-working machinery as well as steam and gas engines in North America in the Manufacturers Index
  • Downloadable publications of historical catalogs, manuals and other documents in Publication Reprints
  • Photos of vintage machines owned and restored by our members in the Photo Index
  • Technical Information on the restoration and use of vintage machinery in the Vintage Machinery Wiki/Knowledge Base
  • NEWBuy and Sell vintage machinery using the FREE Vintage Machinery Classified Ads


 • 10/13/2019 -  Vices added to Vintage Machinery
Vises have now been added to the list of acceptable entries in Vintage Machinery. They must be at least 20 years old and manufactured in the U. S., Canada, Mexico or the U. K.
 • 09/27/2019 -  Catalogs, images & photos of power tools
Catalogues, images and photos of wood and metal working hand-held power tools that were previously submitted and disallowed, may now be resubmitted for approval.
 • 09/27/2019 -  Hand-held power tools on VintageMachinery.org
It has been decided to allow hand-held wood and metal working power tools on the Vintage Machinery website. The same restrictions will apply. Only those tools manufactured in USA-Canada-Mexico-or-UK will be allowed. No powered tools other that wood and metal working will be allowed.
 • 06/11/2019 -  Added Master Craft Engineering Co. to index.

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