pole lathe


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pole lathe

[′pōl ‚lāth]
(mechanical engineering)
A simple lathe in which the work is rotated by a cord attached to a treadle.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Among the dozens of crafts and demonstration stands, visitors can try pole lathe turning, chair bodging or willow weaving at Beacon Hill Country Park near Loughborough, with sweeping views over the growing National Forest.
Meanwhile, the blacksmith is still busy at his hand-cranked forge, and the woodworker still turns a chair leg on his pole lathe.
Children have already enjoyed a craft session with a difference when two skilled crafts people visited the college, bringing with them a traditional pole lathe and teaching pupils to make woodland animals out of willow.
This spring pole lathe was designed for use in the forest, although of course it can be used anywhere.
The age-old skills on display included handcarving and pole lathe turning.
Cross over to the Countryside section and appreciate the skill of the pole lathe turner or the grace of side saddle equitation.
Held on Sunday and Monday, April 16 and 17, the event will see Punch and Judy sessions, face-painting, craft stalls and pole lathe and woodcarving demonstrations.
Visitors can try out a giant Jenga brick building game, design their own wooden badge or try their hand at a pole lathe.
Demonstrations of medieval crafts in St |Lawrence churchyard will include a wheelwright, leather worker, silversmith, pole lathe wood-turner, spinner, basket-maker and weaver.
The ageold skills included handcarving and pole lathe turning, transforming small pieces of wood into useful objects.
Wood carver Hugh Roberts, 53, of Capel Mawr, near Llangefni, told the Prince about the use of his pole lathe before Charles tried his hand at carving with a chisel.
Traditional craft displays are provided by a thatcher, pole lathe turner, rush and cane weaver and the Coombe Abbey Woodturners.