work pieces-sawing

Made:
1862 in Paris

Decorative specimen of wood sawn using an Endless bandsaw by J.L. Perin of Paris to demonstrate the intricate cutting facility of the saw.

JL Perin demonstrated their wood saw capable of very high precision work at the 1862 International Exhibition in London, where it was displayed in the French Machinery section. The machine was considered interesting enough to tbe the subject of a stereoscopic photograph produced by the London Stereoscopic Company.

Details

Category:
Hand and Machine Tools
Object Number:
1862-156 Pt1
type:
work pieces-sawing
credit:
Perin