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Portass Hand-operated Shaper
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In addition to a heavy 6-inch motorised shaper (an example of which has yet to come to light) the Portass also made a small 3-inch stoke hand-operated shaper. In comparison with the company's popular lathes this was manufactured in very limited from the 1930s to - possibly - the early 1950s.