Monday, June 17, 2013

A Better Butter Churn

The Canadian Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge, originally published by W. C. Chewett and Co. 1862
The Canadian Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge, originally published by W. C. Chewett and Co. 1862


Found in The Canadian Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge
Jacob Wood - New and useful improvement in the present mode of constructing churns - February 2 1854

A. D. 1854 — (Canada.)— No. 436.

New and Useful Improvement in the Present Mode of Constructing Churns.

LETTERS PATENT to Jacob Wood, of the Village of Oshawa, in the Township of Whitby, in the County of Ontario, Clothier, for the Invention of "A new and useful improvement in the PRESENT MODE OF CONSTRUCTING CHURNS."

Quebec, dated 2nd February, 1854.

BRIEF DESCRIPTION: The power applied to the dasher in the chum moves in a vertical direction, whilst the body of the churn turns in a rotatory manner, and by so combining the two motions, the cream is quickly converted into butter.
See Drawing No. 436.


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