The numerous requests for information, particularly concerning
Handsaws, various Tools and Files, etc., from those not
interested in the larger Saws, Band and Circular, and Tools for
the Saw Mill, led us to publish this portion of our regular
The articles describing the making of the goods are essentially
short, for to cite each individual operation would require many
pages. Only the most important processes, therefore, are
referred to; though, of course, the numerous intermediate steps
also have an important bearing on the workmanship and efficiency
of the finished tool.
Having a thorough knowledge of the requirements of Saws and
Tools, with Disston Crucible Steel as the foundation in
manufacturing, it is the extreme care given each operation that
results in the high efficiency which has justly earned a
world-wide reputation for Disston Brand Goods.
All interior views of the factory shown are from photographs of
sections only of Departments, and while serving to give some
idea of the facilities, do not by any means convey an adequate
impression of the immensity of the Plant, which can only be
appreciated by a trip through the Works.
Henry Disston & Sons, Inc. - Tacony Plant.