RE: [MedievalSawdust] lucet plans
A lucet is a simple U shaped piece of wood, you could even use a 2 tined fork.
Try this website
Good Day I was wondering if anyone has plans or know of some place I could find plans fro making a lucet..( this is for spinning and weaving. My wife is into it and her boss is a supplier for 100 year old plus underwater wood, and would like me to make one out of the wood... this wood is the most amazing wood. many of the loggs were over 40" in diameter.. 75 % of all the wood is hardwood.. Thank you for your tme.. Christain
- Christain wrote:
> I was wondering if anyone has plans or know of some place I couldGeorge Oakes answered:
> find plans fro making a lucet.. . .out of. . .wood. . .
> A lucet is a simple U shaped piece of wood, you could even use a 2That shows a Victorian-style lyre-shaped lucet. So far as I'm aware,
> tined fork.
> Try this website
there's no evidence that sort was in use before 1600 (or 1800, for
If you're looking for information on medieval lucets, you might want
to try the Lucet Yahoo! Group <http://groups.yahoo.com/group/Lucet/
>. Some of the members have researched the topic.There's also a brief article that could point you to further sources
on the Soper Lane site <http://www.et-tu.com/soper/cgi-bin/index.cgi?
I could point you to details on Viking-Age tools thought to have been
used as are lucets <http://forums.armourarchive.org/phpBB2/
lucets.shtml>, but they are generally made from bone, not wood.