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.

Human Powered Home Cover
 "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