SPINNING WHEEL WITH FLYERS

 

AREA : Spinning

OBJECT : Spinning wheel with flyers and one or more treadles

FUNCTION : It is used to spin hemp

WORKING NOTES : a treadle, pushed downwards, makes a wheel turn with a leather string.The string also runs a reel with two beams; one of these beams contains a piece of the thread which is wound around the spindle; so, pressing the treadle, the thread twists and winds itself around the reel.


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