saw cutting machine

Maker
Wheatman & Smith
Description
Fly press used in the Springfield Sawmill, Falkirk, to re cut teeth on circular saws. It consists of a solid cast iron base and bracket with a steel screw thread attached to two spherical iron weights on opposite ends of a horizontal bar to act as a flywheel. Painted black.
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Signature & date
moulding:plaque:"WHEATMAN/ &/ SMITH/ SHEFFIELD"
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Dimensions:0 - Whole:H 98cm (H 3' 2 9/16")
Dimensions:0 - Whole:L 66cm (L 2' 2")
Dimensions:0 - Whole:W 38cm (W 1' 2 15/16")
Dimensions:Arm:L 1m 58cm (L 5' 2 3/16")
Accession number
1988-010-004

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