Missouri Appeal Reports Volume 203

Missouri Appeal Reports Volume 203

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...for two or three feet and then turned horizontally east across the table over the groove for almost the width of the table. The east end of this horizontal bar held a perpendicular tube some two or three inches in length in which was a rod which could be moved up and down and held at any point by means of a set-or thumb-screw on the tube in front of and within easy reach of the operator. On the lower end of the rod was fastened a slightly curved horizontal plate or guard which was large and wide enough to cover the greater part of the tube and especially that portion of the groove, in which were the knives, next to the operator. The guard could thus be raised or lowered and set at any height above the table by means of the thumbscrew in the tube at the end of the arms as above stated. The guard was thus made so it could be raised or lowered in order to allow any width of timber t'o be placed on the table and planed and to pass under the guard no matter how thick said timber might be, that is, within the limits between the table surface and the highest point to which the guard could be raised. And the duty of raising or lowering this guard and adjusting it at the Iproper height suitable to the particular timber desired to be planed, devolved upon the one who desired to make use of the planer and he could do this before setting the cylinder in motion by turning on the electricity. Plaintiff 's work did not require him to be constantly at the planer nor did any one employee operate said machine, but whenever in the course of the work being done a workman desired to plane or true a board, such workman would do it at the planer, adjusting the guard so as to be best suitable to the particular piece of work being planed as hereinbefore...show more

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  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 490g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236972554
  • 9781236972552