Re: [medievalsawdust] Re: Treadle lathe (attn Tom Rettie)
- Yes we were talking about turning/bow saws. In fact, it was my research on
bow saws that led me to those images :) The one I'm working on is a
different shape, but I'll probably be making several, and somewhere in there
I intend to try one that more closely conforms to the hausbuch
Oh, and sorry about that blank post a minute ago. Still working on my first
cup of coffee.
Bran Du ap Dafydd
> Hmmm, weren't we talking about a saw like the one in the picture in the
> Mendel Housebook at the below site. According to the website this would
> date it about 1425
> Lord Rhys, Capten gen y Arian Lloer
> Privateer to the Midrealm
- <von_landstuhl@...> wrote:
> I've been doing some surfing trying to find pictures of a periodIn this same document, I also found a reference to an early wheel with
> treadle spining-wheel. I foound a document titled, "Wool and
> Wool-Based Textiles in the West European Economy, c.800 - 1500:
> Innovations and Traditions in Textile Products, Technology, and
> Industrial Organisation." It's at
flyer in "a drawing by Lucas van Leyden". Actually, it's a woodcut and
it's another hand-cranked wheel. I've posted a copy here:
It's title is "The Young Woman at the Spinning Wheel" and it dates to
1513. It comes from the book "Pieter Bruegel the Elder and Lucas van
Leyden" by Jacques Lavalleye.
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