Setting out, mortising, tenoning, band saw

United Kingdom, 1951

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Episode number 3 of Series “Woodworking machinery series”.
Shows and demonstrates the following: Job set out on rod; surfaces of members selected and marked for position of mortises; operation of mortising machine, first chisel and auger, then chain cutter; tenoning machine, explained and shown at work; cutters are shaped by grinding; the machine is set up and work carried out; the band saw is described and seen at work; the method of fitting a new saw is demonstrated; bevel cutting is shown.


production company

Brent Productions



Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates

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Woodworking machinery series

Group of items

Woodworking machinery series


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Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Machinery

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Woodwork

Communications, Infrastructure, & Transport → Machinery

Crafts & Visual Arts → Woodwork

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Educational & Instructional → Instructional

Hobbies, Recreation & Sport → Woodwork

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Machine-tools

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Machinery

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain




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16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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