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An Informal look at Wood Turning Through the Ages Download

My collection of research on man-powered wood turning

Included in the files:

  • All 86 plates from Denis Diderot's  L'art du Tourneur (1775)
  • Selected plates from Charles Plumier's D'art de Tourner (1706)
  • All the turning-related plates from from Joseph Moxon's Mechanick Exercises (1678)
  • Dozens of other illustrations I have collected, as well as notes that I have made on the history of turning from various primary and secondary sources.
  • Simple design plans for the two lathes I have built and experimented with.

Mac and Windows compatable.

Simply use this link to download the zipped file

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