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My interest in kitchen utensils of the Nouvelle-France era brought me where I would not have thought it could. A gentleman reading my blog on the subject commisonned me to reproduce leg and arm irons as were used in the same era. I forged arm irons all components in Ø 5/8". The bolt for the leg irons is Ø 1", the schakles are Ø 7/8". I am not happy with the welds on this set which are too visible not that they are not solid, I tried to destroy them and could not but I do not like the look. I tried them on. They are a little tight on my wrists and they produce an immediate clostrophobic sensati
The dangling spit was widely used The dangling spit as described by Seymour Lyndsay in "Iron and Brass Implements of the English House" was hung in front of the fire : A simple form of the dangle spit, the immediate forerunner of the botlle jack, has an adjustable hook or group of hooks suspended by a cord, the winding and unwinding of which provided the rotary movement which was assisted by two weight flyers at the top of the metal stem. ...page 24 (100) Symour Lyndsay's dangle spit drawing nº 100, left It was thus used in England. It was also used in France. We fin