RE: [medievalsawdust] Wheels on Chests
- Even if
> the Romans were still around and building roads likeI'd bet ( if we're talking little wheels 5 inches or
> mad there is little reason to put wheels on
> furniture. A barrow at the very most if I need
> something smallish rolled around.
less in diameter ) they would have to be made from
and even the best Roman road is not going to be smooth
enough to make that better than carrying the chest.
If you want to add more manpower, make a litter type
thing to carry it. Two long poles four or five grunts
to lug it around.
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- Tillers International used to offer a weekend class in coopering They
also had a class in making coopering tools, and many other cool
I haven't taken a class from them YET, but I have seen their demos at
the Michigan State Fair and at local history shows. It seems like a
first class organization. I did take a Shaker oval box making class
from a guy that guest teaches there occasionally.