The Norwegian Ski [1913]

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collin
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The Norwegian Ski [1913]

Post by collin » Fri Jan 06, 2006 3:28 pm

I thought that everybody would appreciate this...
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It's from "The Boy Mechanic: Volume I 700 Things For Boys To Do", published 1913. It's a Project Gutenberg book, in pdf. If you want to read it pull it off here... http://www.gutenberg.org/etext/12655

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Post by endre » Wed Jan 11, 2006 9:12 am

fantastic!

actually my grandfather told me they used to do this as kids.
those skis look like mini spatulas!

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Post by collin » Wed Jan 11, 2006 11:39 am

endre wrote:fantastic! actually my grandfather told me they used to do this as kids. those skis look like mini spatulas!
I never thought about the sidecut/camber. If you did make them from barrel staves they would be negative sidecut and camber. Crazy!

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