On This Day in Sawyer History Jan 31st
Zebulon Z. Linton, of Frenwood, Mississippi, United States filed a patent January 30 1901 citing new and useful improvement in band saw mill attachments. Patented July 23 1901 #US0679085.
The nature of the attachment to band saws which are employed for re-sawing; and it has for its object the production of a suitable mechanism whereby the following objects may be accomplished; first, to prevent the springy timber from clamping the band saw; secondly, to hold the timber in proper alignment as it passes from the saw, so as to insure uniform and straight lumber, and thirdly, to provide a spring seated kerf guide yielding laterally to heavy pressure and allowing springy timber to follow the proper course.
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