Moving Joint (MM238)
The moving joint (one of a few) on the spinning wheel Gill's father made as a student teacher. This is the part where the up/down (reciprocating) motion of the treadle is turned into circular (rotating) motion to drive the wheel. The wheel has a number of aspects I like, clearly a well made 'machine' which does something useful, it also illustrates a number of fundamental principles of physics. The wood is apple, quite hard to work but very stable which gives the wheel a long working life if it is treated well. Colour version in the extra.
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