Re: [MedievalSawdust] Re: Corner Posts on Beds
- Broom, do you have any of Roy Underhill's books?Even being years out of the medieval period they are usefulWoodworking methods didn't really change much until theinvention of power tools. A Roman era block plane functionspretty much the same way as a modern block plane. Drill bitshave evolved, but a brace and bit still uses the same techniquesnow that it did 100 or 1000 years ago.The decorative elements evolved but the methods used to get thoseforms were pretty constant until electricity ( and/or the spinning cuttingtools of the industrial revolution.... for mass production ) were introducedHe talks about making some tools in his books that can be used to reproducemedieval design elements.
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