An illustration of creating a hand wheel by spinning while moving threaded tool to the desired radius.
A whirling-table, with a brass tube attached. A cork is shooting out of the tube.
"A still more common form, much used in drawing water from wells and loaded buckets from mines, is shown…
"Windlass.—The common windlass for drawing water is another modification of the wheel and axle.…
An illustration of a woman balancing on a wheel.
An illustration of a woman standing next to a spinning wheel.
Lefthand single thread worm and worm wheel.
Righthand single thread worm and worm wheel.