Foot Power Mortising Machine
This machine combines all the features necessary for a perfect mortising machine. It has great range for work, power on the chisel, accuracy in its action, and has all required adjustments, which are easily and quickly made. It has abundant strength, is duarable and occupies little space. Except the supplementary table, springs and treadle, the machine is made entirely of iron and steel. It weighs 130 pounds. Boxed, ready for shipment, it weighs 170 pounds. The price, without chisels, is $22. Chisels, $1 each extra.
From the 1885 catalog of W.F. & John Barnes Co., Rockford, Il.