Spinning wheel #8: "Turned " the lights back on!

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Blog entry by Alongiron posted 08-24-2016 12:45 AM 1190 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 7: Glued up and spinning straight and true Part 8 of Spinning wheel series Part 9: Yes!! It is turning!! »

“Turned” the lights back on tonight after a few days off visiting the family I’m Minnesota. Tonight I worked on the treadle, the treadle bar, and the footman. They are roughed out and ready for the wheel spindle. Hoping to get the wheel spinning this week.

The footman is the vertical piece that will attach to the treadle

Here you can see the Footman, Treadle, and Treadle bar roughed out.

A view from the other side. It sure is fun but challenging!!

Thanks for taking a look!!


-- Measure twice and cut once.....sneak up on it! Steve Lien

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#1 posted 08-24-2016 12:52 AM

Looks real good so far Steve.

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#2 posted 08-24-2016 01:23 AM

Very good progress, Steve. That will be a family heirloom!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#3 posted 08-24-2016 01:43 AM

Looking great and know you can hardly wait to see it do it’s thing.

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#4 posted 08-24-2016 09:40 PM

Steve, this is a very complex machine and you are more than doing it justice at every turn.

-- Art

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