THE DENTAL ENGINE. Now for another suggestion, for which I am deeply indebted to the dental fraternity. This will not be new to some pcopl?, but will be to many. When you sit in the dentist's chair inwardly cursing the fiend as he drills into the old molars with such keen delight, probably you paid little attention to the makeup of the principal tools he was using. Yet if you had that "dental engine" of his in your shop, you would find a million and one uses for it on every job, big and little.
Dentistry and gunsmithing are two widely separated professions but the professional gunsmith will do well to investigate this piece of dmtal apparatus and learn of its daily application to his business.
The eld time dentist used a villainous arrangement on a tall stand, with wheels and string belts, operated by a treadle which he worked with his foot. From this ran a flexible or jointed shaft to the drill head with which he did the dirty work. The modern dental engine
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