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Manufacturers Index - American Wood Working Machinery Co.

American Wood Working Machinery Co.
Rochester, NY; Williamsport, PA; Montgomery, PA, U.S.A.
Manufacturer Class: Wood Working Machinery

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Patent Number Date Title Name City Description
239,782 Apr. 05, 1881 Blind-wiring machines Carl Hinz Philadelphia, PA Seen in an 1890 Rowley & Hermance catalog, labeled as "The Boss Double Blind Wirer".
546,253 Sep. 10, 1895 Sash-stile-dovetailing machine Daniel A. Shollenberger Montgomery, PA This patent date was seen in an 1897 Rowley & Hermance catalog on an "Improved Sash Dovetailing Machine". We are told that Levi Houston was the actual maker, which makes sense since both the patentee and Houston were in Montgomery, Pa.
663,863 Dec. 18, 1900 Circular sawing machine Frank H. Clement Rochester, NY
692,428 Feb. 04, 1902 Band resawing-machine Frank H. Clement Rochester, NY
702,043 Jun. 10, 1902 Mitering-machine Joseph T. Zika Cleveland, OH This saw was featured on page 82 of the 1902 American Wood Working Machinery Co. catalog, titled "Lyndon Universal Miter Saw Bench".
702,044 Jun. 10, 1902 Coping-machine Joseph T. Zika Cleveland, OH This saw was featured on page 84 of the 1902 American Wood Working Machinery Co. catalog, titled "Lyndon Sash Coping Machine".
788,434 Apr. 25, 1905 Attachment for woodworking-machines Darius W. Shollenberger Montgomery, PA
829,795 Aug. 28, 1906 Matcher-head Irving J. Budlong Aurora, IL
    Matcher-head Jerry F. Lomprey Detroit, MI  
863,505 Aug. 13, 1907 Wood-planing machine Irving J. Budlong Aurora, IL
899,276 Sep. 22, 1908 Sectional Feed Roll for Planing and Other Machines Leland B. Whipple Rochester, Monroe County, NY
910,413 Jan. 19, 1909 Planing-machine cutter-head Frank H. Clement Rochester, NY
    Planing-machine cutter-head Hiram A. Perkins Rochester, NY  
916,934 Mar. 30, 1909 Feed mechanism for wood-planers Hiram A. Perkins Rochester, NY
936,659 Oct. 12, 1909 Feed-roll-controlling mechanism for wood-planers Hiram A. Perkins Rochester, NY
955,488 Apr. 19, 1910 Variable-speed gearing Fredrick Welker Williamsport, PA This variable-speed gearing was seen on an American no. 22 molder.
961,005 Jun. 07, 1910 Belt-tightener Hiram A. Perkins Rochester, NY
963,246 Jul. 05, 1910 Stock-scraper for wood-planing machines Hiram A. Perkins Rochester, NY
964,051 Jul. 12, 1910 Belt shifter and tightener Hiram A. Perkins Rochester, NY
977,060 Nov. 29, 1910 Grinding-machine Fredrick Welker Williamsport, PA
983,850 Feb. 07, 1911 Knife-grinding attachment for planing-machines Leland B. Whipple Rochester, NY
1,001,579 Aug. 22, 1911 Self-feeding jointer Leland B. Whipple Rochester, NY
    Self-feeding jointer Frank H. Clement Rochester, NY  
1,054,936 Mar. 04, 1913 Jointing attachment for cutter-heads Hiram A. Perkins Rochester, NY
1,059,313 Apr. 15, 1913 Step bearing for machinery Hiram A. Perkins Rochester, NY
1,066,440 Jul. 01, 1913 Feed-controlling device Darius W. Shollenberger Montgomery, PA "My inventions relates to machines having a feeding apparatus which it is required to stop and start frequently, and it consists more especially in a method of applying a binder pulley to a feed belt and automatically locking the binder in working position, and also in unlocking it when required, by the same hand lever that operates the binder."
Witness Edmund Kennard Shollenberger was the inventor's son.
1,111,671 Sep. 22, 1914 Jointer Guard George Peter Rochester, NY Seen on a jointer from American Wood Working Machinery Co., labeled, "Peter Guard".
1,113,152 Oct. 06, 1914 Cut-off gage for sawing-machines Frank H. Clement Rochester, NY "My invention relates to that class of cut-off gages which is used in connection with a movable table arranged to slide parallel with the saw either on ways or friction rollers, and it consists principally in the application of a stop pin to an angularly adjustable cut-off gage in connection with a sliding block and clamp wheel for setting the fence of the gage at any required angle."
1,113,153 Oct. 06, 1914 Machine-gage Frank H. Clement Rochester, NY "My invention relates to gages or work guides for wood working and other machines and it consists essentially in a tilting fence linked to a rock shaft and operated by a hand lever which is used to adjust the fence from a right angle to forty-five degrees or any intermediate point."
1,284,835 Nov. 12, 1918 Roller Feeding Device Allen E. Ward Montgomery Borough, Montgomery County, PA
1,292,579 Jan. 28, 1919 Wood-planing machine Hiram A. Perkins Rochester, NY
    Wood-planing machine Frank H. Clement Rochester, NY  
1,371,968 Mar. 15, 1921 Feeding chain Frank H. Clement Rochester, NY Inventor Clement was deceased at the time the patent was issued.
1,378,658 May. 17, 1921 Lubricator for ball-bearings Frank H. Clement Rochester, NY Inventor Clement was deceased.
1,399,137 Dec. 06, 1921 Pressure-guard for woodworking-machines James D. McMicheal Rochester, NY
1,424,090 Jul. 25, 1922 Feeding chain for woodworking and other machines Chester B. Foster Rochester, NY Inventor Clement was deceased at the time the patent was issued.
    Feeding chain for woodworking and other machines Frank H. Clement Rochester, NY  
1,427,757 Aug. 29, 1922 Stock-positioning mechanism Hiram A. Perkins Rochester, NY
    Stock-positioning mechanism George S. MacDowell New York, NY