The 19th century was full of innovation, exploration and is one of the most popular eras for writing historical fiction. This blog is dedicated to tiny tidbits of information that will help make your novel seem more real to the time period.
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
A lathe is an incredible tool from the past that is still used today. However, today's lathe is powered with electricity during the 19th Century they were generally powered by food. Notice the foot pedal that was the primary power back then.