In case you were wondering where all that pole lathe stuff from the last post was going;
Anyway, nice lathe work...
a taxonomic collection of Quistgaard pepper mills at Sam Kaufmann Gallery.
I wonder if there's any consensus on which is the best one? I might hire Malcom Gladwell to research this for me.
Watchmaker's hand lathe via FTJ.
Its not a steam-punk thing- dont pigeon-hole me. Its just a nice machine.
Pedal-powered ( fixed-gear too) scroll saw. FTJ ag'in.
Hard to imagine folks actually made such pretty machines.
Possibly because all the structural parts are cast-iron, dynamic curves become not only possible, but efficient and appropriate. Like how bones are structured inside?
The ol' disembodied-hands-doing-the-work-diagram.
Bow lathe and pole lathe. Making violin tuning pegs I think...