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treadle

a. a rocking lever operated by the foot to drive a machine
b. (as modifier): a treadle sewing machine
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Treadle Water Pumps: KickStart International's $30 "Money Maker Hip Pump" allows women and children to more easily irrigate their farms by replacing hand-operated or diesel-fueled pumps with a "lightweight, female-friendly design" (p.
These innovations include full safety guards that provide easy accessibility for maintenance and tool changeover, side-loading capabilities, EZ-adjust crank throws, fine-adjust platen parallelism, drop-away release connecting rods, treadle lift, canopy retraction, and automated controls for tool positioning.
So I looked around and found an $8 treadle pump, which works like a Stairmaster, and installed it on a tube that costs $25.
We had to increase the width of the treadle, but it is very nice.
Sewing was done mostly on electric machines but there were plenty of treadle machines in shop corners.
Polak and his institute, International Development Enterprise (IDE), have helped 17 million small-scale farmers raise themselves out of poverty by increasing their crop yields with treadle pumps and low-cost drip irrigation systems.
And many people's grandmothers might still have treadle sewing machines hiding away in their attics.
As you move the treadle r with your feet, it turns the flywheel and cogs on the back, moving the shaker and putting the beans on the conveyer to be sorted, good beans fall into the chute and into a container.
Vease en la Wikipedia y en YouTube (bajo treadle pump).
Unattended sewing machine treadle stolen from driveway of house.
Students will carve, whittle spindles, steam bend an oak bow, wedge joints, and turn on a 200-year-old foot treadle lathe.
A treadle pedal, which allows vehicle travel forward or in reverse without shifting gears, an effortless transition ideal for commercial applications.