bobbin turning


bobbin turning
turning of furniture legs, stretchers, etc., to resemble a continuous row of bobbins.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • bobbin turning — turning of furniture legs, stretchers, etc., to resemble a continuous row of bobbins. * * * …   Universalium

  • bobbin furniture — also called  Spool Furniture,    heavy furniture made in the late 17th century, whose legs and other parts were lathe turned to ornamental shapes; also lighter, less boldly turned pieces made in 19th century cottage style (see cottage furniture) …   Universalium

  • Fabric tube turning — Fabrics are often sewn inside out, in a tube form, or in a manner to allow a filler (such as cording) to be added. The process of turning the fabric tube has several variations. [http://www.sewing.org/files/guidelines/1 150 tube turners1.pdf]… …   Wikipedia

  • Turned chair — Turned or thrown chairs are an early form of armchair, made by turners with the use of a lathe, rather than by joiners or carpenters. cite book title=Oak Furniture: The British Tradition last=Chinnery |first=Victor publisher=Antique Collector s… …   Wikipedia

  • Staveley, Cumbria — Staveley (gbmapping|SD469981) is a village in Cumbria some 4 miles north west of Kendal, situated at the mouth of the Kentmere valley.GeographyTraditionally in the county of Westmorland, it became part of the new non metropolitan county of… …   Wikipedia

  • Cromwellian chair — Eng. Furniture. an upright oaken chair, often with arms, having all pieces turned and a seat and back panel of leather or cloth attached with brass headed nails. [1900 05] * * *  sturdy, squarish chair with a leather back and seat, studded with… …   Universalium

  • Spinning wheel — For the computer animation commonly found on the Internet, see Spinning wheel (animation). For the Blood, Sweat Tears song, see Spinning Wheel (song). Irish spinning wheel around 1900 Library of Congress collection A spinning wheel is a device… …   Wikipedia

  • Machine embroidery — is a term that can be used to describe two different actions. The first is using a sewing machine to manually create (either freehand or with built in stitches) a design on a piece of fabric or other similar item. The second is to use a specially …   Wikipedia

  • Sewing machine — Elias Howe s lockstitch machine, invented 1845 A sewing machine is a textile machine used to stitch fabric, cards and other material together with thread. Sewing machines were invented during the first Industrial Revolution to decrease the amount …   Wikipedia

  • rope — roper, n. ropelike, adj. /rohp/, n., v., roped, roping. n. 1. a strong, thick line or cord, commonly one composed of twisted or braided strands of hemp, flax, or the like, or of wire or other material. 2. a lasso. 3. ropes, a. the cords used to… …   Universalium


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.