Assuming we can't find an actual period design for such a device
specifically, a DESIGN based on period mechanisms would be easy. I have
tons of info on that sort of thing. The period engineering has been my
sort of thing lately. The time to build it could take a little longer.
On 12/24/2013 8:59 AM, Mathurin Kerbusso wrote:
>> Yes. I found a reference to a design that was hand-cranked rather than
>> machine-driven. It was based on a bicycle, but I'm sure could be
>> into a more period mechanism
> Any method of converting one rotation of the crank to several rotations of
> the wheel driving the line should work. Lots of period examples, from
> mills to clocks.