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Post by Gloria » 07 Nov 2019, 10:54

Try this
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Post by Tizer » 07 Nov 2019, 11:05

You're on a roll, Cathy - well done! :smile:
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Post by Gloria » 07 Nov 2019, 12:43

Sorry Tizer it's not for that.
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Post by Stanley » 07 Nov 2019, 12:51

I think I know Gloria. I shall keep quiet for a while.....
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Post by plaques » 07 Nov 2019, 13:35

There appear to be two of these rack mechanisms which suggests a tilting bench of some kind perhaps a circular saw or band saw?

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Post by Gloria » 07 Nov 2019, 13:42

Sorry Plaques, but no.
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Post by Stanley » 08 Nov 2019, 02:33

If I am right there is water involved....
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Post by Gloria » 08 Nov 2019, 08:10

There is water involved Stanley.
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Post by Stanley » 08 Nov 2019, 09:04

:biggrin2:
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Post by PanBiker » 08 Nov 2019, 09:28

Rack and pinion sluice gate mechanisms?
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Post by Stanley » 08 Nov 2019, 10:13

:good: I think you are right Ian.
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Post by Gloria » 08 Nov 2019, 11:51

Spot on
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Post by PanBiker » 08 Nov 2019, 12:02

Where are they Gloria? was the building an old mill of some kind requiring water power?
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Post by Gloria » 08 Nov 2019, 12:06

It was in Camprodon in Northern Spain under what had been a small workshop.
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Post by Stanley » 09 Nov 2019, 04:35

I found a lot of examples like that in water bobbin mills that had been converted to private residences when I was researching water power in the Lake District for the DoE. In some cases the residents were glad I called because they hadn't any idea what the relics were.
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Post by Stanley » 10 Nov 2019, 05:13

No offers? Clue, think old country trades.
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Post by Gloria » 10 Nov 2019, 08:18

Something to do with thatching?
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Post by Gloria » 10 Nov 2019, 08:21

Or for making sheaves of straw.
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Post by Stanley » 10 Nov 2019, 08:41

Neither of those but you are in the right area.
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Post by Gloria » 10 Nov 2019, 08:48

For making corn dollies?
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Post by Cathy » 10 Nov 2019, 08:55

Stabbing and moving hale bales

Sorry, hay bales.
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Post by chinatyke » 10 Nov 2019, 11:34

Tying hay bales?

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Post by Stanley » 10 Nov 2019, 13:13

Sorry to all of you, all in the right area but not there yet. Think wood!
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Post by Gloria » 10 Nov 2019, 14:31

Is it for twisting the wire around bundles of firewood?
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Post by Stanley » 11 Nov 2019, 03:50

Sorry no. Think sheep and enclosures!
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