Stepping Up to a 100-year-old Treadle Sewing Machine .
2013/12/12· When I was young, I'd watch in fascination as my mother used her treadle sewing machine (a late 1800's Singer that belonged to my great-grandmother) to fashion all sorts of clothing, blankets, couch covers and schoolbags. I'd sit on the floor and watch as her feet deftly pedaled fast on the straightaway and then slowed .
Millers Falls Company treadle tools: scroll saws, lathes .
Rogers and New Rogers scroll saws (1878-1925) The Millers Falls Company brought out its first Rogers treadle saw in 1878. Named after the Secretary of the Board, George E. Rogers, and designed to sell for less than the Lester, the saw had no provision for attaching a lathe or circular saw. ...