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W. Furness and Co

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June 1880.
1885. Combined rack and rope feed saw bench.

William Furness of Lawson Street, and later of Globe Ironworks, Jasmine Street, Bankhall, Liverpool.

1850 Supplied mortising, tenoning and other woodworking machinery for machining the 'Paxton gutters' for the Great Exhibition hall[1]

1872 Dovetailing machine.

1885 Combined rack and rope feed saw bench.

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Sources of Information

  1. Morning Advertiser - Thursday 19 December 1850