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11 Oct
2017

Lost and Foundry: Restoring a WWII Era 16″ Lathe

  • October 11, 2017
  • Tai Freligh
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Tom Utley is doing a detailed restoration of a WWII-era South Bend 16″ x 60″ metal lathe, which is about 9 feet long and weighs 2,700 pounds fully loaded. It was originally delivered to the US Army in June of 1943 with the Crossed Cannons logo of the Army Ordnance Corp stamped into the bed...

13 Aug
2014

Molten Metal Brought To Life In A Canadian Foundry

Behrends is a Canadian foundry and sign shop that has specialized in bronze, aluminum and brass plaques since 1952. A recent article in Sign & Digital Graphics showcases their talented processes and end-result creations. Precision Board Plus plays an important role at Behrends, being utilized whenever they require patterns or finished products that require a high..