Thursday, September 18, 2014

W.F. & J. Barnes Co. Velocipede scroll saw

On display at the O'Hara Mill Homestead  & Conservation Area in Madoc, Ontario.

W.F. & J. Barnes was founded in 1869 in Rockford, Illinois.  They specialized in pedal-operated machinery, but transitioned to automotive assembly machinery in 1937.  They were eventually bought by LeBlond Ltd. in 1998.
Patrick Spielman.  Scroll Saw Handbook.  Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., 1986.

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