Whitney 589 Shaper

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Whitney 589 Shaper

This is one of the last shapers made by Newman-Whitney

It was never sold from the factory in Greensboro, NC,
but run only a bit in their factory shop.

The 589 has a heavy fabricated steel base.
The cast top carries the motor and heavy spindle assembly.
Top is 40" x 56"

This is a very high quality shaper in almost new condition.

Has interchangable spindles, with 5" under the nut.
Have several spindles for it - 3/4" - 1 1/4"

5 HP, 220/440 Volt motor, wired for 220 volts.

Has spindle lock for setting up the head
Has Foot brake