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Wood Carving by Machinery -A Novice Can Do It

���The original carv- ing shown here was made in plaster of Paris. The repro- ductions in wood were made by a machine which con- sists of a battery of four rotating drills and a stationary rod which the ope- rator moves over the outline of the pattern. Every movement of the master rod is dupli- cated by the four repeating drills

��When a very large number of repro- ductions are to be made of a certain design, the original is generally made in wood. With this machine one novice can do the work of five skilled men


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