Re: [medievalsawdust] Easily Made Primitive Lathe
I made the above lathe to have one that was portable - didn't consume alot of vehicle space when traveling and easy to use.
Pictures of the lathe are at the link below - it works well and is user friendly. I also made the pulley/cord removable for those events that my group attends that require us to be period correct - I then just use a fresh cut pole - or set the lathe near a small tree that can be bent for use.
King's Life Guard of Foote - www.ecwsa.org
and Buttler's Dragoons (30 years war)
The King and the Cavalier