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William Sutton (of Macclesfield)

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1768 Advert: 'New inverted Oval Lathes. WILLIAM SUTTON of Macclesfield, Brazier, and Joseph Barnett, having at great Pains, Study, and Expence, perfected a Machine for turning Ovals of any Form, in Wood, Metal or Clay, from three to thirty Inches or upwards, in as true, complete, and expeditious a Manner as any other Lathe turns Rounds; and, at the same Time, embellish any Piece of Work with any Scollop or Enrichment required; takes this Method of informing the Public, that they are willing to furnish any Person or Persons with such Machines, upon proper Encouragement. At the same Place may be had, Oval Tea Trays, Hand-Boards, and Picture-Frames.
N. B. The said Machine will Turn any Sort of Engine-Work or Common Rounds, in such a Manner as we flatter ourselves was never perform'd before. [1]

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Sources of Information

  1. Chester Courant - Tuesday 19 April 1768