Author Topic: My latest project -- just for fun.  (Read 847 times)

Rupert

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Re: My latest project -- just for fun.
« Reply #15 on: January 07, 2021, 06:33:10 PM »
Lovely... finally got to look at it tonight.  It reminded me of a bit I learned about Singer the company :
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-50673541

I listened to the podcast, and most of it is transcribed here I think.
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Re: My latest project -- just for fun.
« Reply #16 on: January 09, 2021, 07:13:29 PM »
>rig up some sort of belt to drive the wheel on my mother's Elna sewing machine which I use regularly.

This is a thing. Many are doing this. Amish and Mennonites are doing this with more modern machines.

I just love the idea of not using electricity. I have a soft spot for things that are mechanical and not electrical.
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