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Forum topic by ebbflow posted 03-12-2014 09:27 PM 1158 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-12-2014 09:27 PM

Topic tags/keywords: power tools vintage tools antique tools shop-king saw jig saw electric drill

Got a couple old tools when my step dad’s cousin passed away- all complete in remarkably good condition, with original packaging and accessories and aside from a couple old eBay listings, I haven’t been able to find anything.

I checked out vintagemachinery.org but they only had mention of the large “Shop-King” Everything-in-1 supermachine that was made by Evinrude. Not sure if that was the same company…

They are weird little contraptions, one a circular saw and one a jig saw, but they are driven by a 1/4” electric drill, which also came with the package. I wouldn’t personally want to use them for any serious work, but they are interesting.

Just looking to see what there is to know about them, any help is appreciated.

Image album: http://imgur.com/a/LrAMD#0

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#1 posted 03-12-2014 09:56 PM

Looks a lot like Millers Falls stuff I’ve seen pictures of. A few
years back I ran across some Millers Falls catalog/price lists
with power tool lines and they had some stuff like that
I think.

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#2 posted 03-12-2014 10:12 PM

I’ve never seen anything like you have. They are really neet and interesting.

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