How to Make Human-Powered Tools: Treadle Sewing Machine
Human-powered tools are not only better for the environment than their gas and electric counterparts, they serve as an act of self-sufficiency, too. Learn how to build a treadle sewing machine and discover the difference human-powered tools can make.
"The Human-Powered Home," by Tamara Dean, is your complete guide to modern pedal-powered, treadled and hand-cranked devices for the home.
Cover Courtesy New Society Publishers
Figure 1: Electric sewing machine converted to treadle sewing machine.