Category Archives: The Academy of Armory

A Saw (or Hand-Saw)

1. IN the beginning of this Chapter we shall give you all sorts of Instruments and Tools used in Armory pertaining to the several Trades of Joyners, Carpenters, Mill-wrights, Wheel-wrights, Turners and Coopers, &c. or whatsoever other Trade, whose use … Continue reading

Posted in The Academy of Armory

The Turning Engine

CLXIII. In this quarter is presented to your view the Head of the Turning Engine, for the turning of Oval Work, Rose Work, and Swath Work, with other kind of Work not yet named, because not found out, for no … Continue reading

Posted in The Academy of Armory

A Turners Chopping Block

CLX. He beareth Sable, a Turners Chopping Block, Or. born by the name of Chopping. this Block is made of Elme tree, or some other Soft wood set on three feet. Some Turners use in stead of it a peece … Continue reading

Posted in The Academy of Armory

Three Other Sorts of Tools Useful for Throwers

CLVI. In this quarter are three other sorts of Tools useful for Throwers both for smooth and Engine work. The first is termed by the name of the two pointed Grooving Tool. The second by the name of a Grooving … Continue reading

Posted in The Academy of Armory

Five Sorts of Tuners Tools

CLIV. In this square are five sorts of Turners Tools, useful in their way of Turning either of soft or hard work, round or hollow, whose names are Gouges in general, but more particular. The first is termed a Grooving … Continue reading

Posted in The Academy of Armory

Several Sorts of Fashioned Collars

CLII. There are several sorts of fashioned Collars, of which these two in this quarter are apart. The first on the dexter side is termed a Round Collar, so called from the roundness of the head of it, it is … Continue reading

Posted in The Academy of Armory

A Pin Mandrell

CLI. In the chief is another sort of Mandrel called a Pin Mandrell. This is made with a long Wooden shank, to fit stiff into a round hole that is made in the Work that is to be Turned. These … Continue reading

Posted in The Academy of Armory

Several Sorts of Mandrels

CL. Turners have several sorts of Mandrels, and the sizes of them also differ, according to the sizes of the Work; however their Names are, yet their principal fashions are these. The first and principal is that as lyeth in … Continue reading

Posted in The Academy of Armory

Turners Tools.

12. AS There are different Matters, and Substances to be Turned, so there is also diverse ways, & different Tooles to be used in each different Matter; As Soft wood, Hard wood, Ivory, Brass, Iron, &c. Each of which I … Continue reading

Posted in The Academy of Armory

An Appurtenance Belonging to the Crab

CXLVII. In this quarter on the dexter side, is an upright Pole of strong Timber set an end, having many Pins put through it, made of sound Wood, or else of Iron. This is an appurtenance belonging to the Crab, … Continue reading

Posted in The Academy of Armory | 1 Comment