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Publication numberUS98551 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateJan 4, 1870
Publication numberUS 98551 A, US 98551A, US-A-98551, US98551 A, US98551A
InventorsWilliam Bkown
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Improvement in razor-honing machine
US 98551 A
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Letters Patent N 98,551, dated Janna-ry 4, 1870.


The ScheduleV referred to in these Letters Patent and making part of the same.

To all whom it may concern Be it known that I, WILLIAM BRowN, of Thomaston, in the county of Litchfield, and State of Connecticut, have invented a new and improved Razoi'Hon ing Machine; and Ido hereby declare that the following is a full, clear, and exact description thereof, which will enable those skilled in the art to make and use the same, reference being had to the accompanying drawings, forming part of this specification.

4 Ihis invention relates to new and useful improvements in machines for honing razor and other blades. lt consists of a bed for supporting the blades, placed on trunnions,a1ul a hone placed in the underside of a suitable stock, haring a slide working through a guide in rear of the bed for supporting the blade, the front end of the stock being taken in the hand and worked back and forth, and also laterally, by a kind of circular motion, whereby the hone is made to rnb the side of the razor, which is maintained parallel with it on the oscillating trunnions, all as hereinafter more fully described. p

Figure 1 represents a plan view of my machine, and

Figure 2 represents a longitudinal section of the same. i

A represents the bed for supporting theblades.

It is mounted on journals, B, at each end, and provided with four or more faces or sides, having groovesV suitably shaped to receive the blades, and support the sides acted on parallel with the said sides of the bed. Y

These grooves are arranged in pairs, preferably of diii'erent sizes, and reversely, in respect to the deep i be arranged on a table, G, of'any preferred kind.

The razors or other blades being suitably placed in the grooves of the oscillating bed, the front end of the hone-stock is taken in the hand,- and reeiproeated upon the blade, and also moved laterally each way, so

as to work Vevenly over the whole length.

The bed heilig borne on journals, will, under the pressure of the hand on the hone, assume the position `to cause the hone to bear fair across the face ofthe blade, both at the edge and the back, and thus insure a trueand thin edge.

By4 varying the grooves in the bed in size, it is adapted for large or small blades.

Having thus described my invention,

\Vhat I claim as new, and desire to secure by Let` ters Patent, is-

'Ihe combination, with a bed, A,arranged on journals, and adapted for the support of the blades to be sharpened, of a hone, hone-stock, and guide E, arranged substantially as specified.




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Cooperative ClassificationB24D15/063