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Woodstock Lathe Attachment for Drill Press - Perform vertical spindle turning on your multi-speed drill press with this Lathe Attachment. Easy setup means quick change over from drill press mode to lathe mode. A tool rest allows a maxim

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Late Night Randomness Photos) Late Night Randomness is a collection of photos we have found in searching the web that don't necessarily fit in with our other posts or are perhaps a.

Gokstad shield

Gokstad shield

Museum for History of Art and Culture in Marburg. Shields in that museum date from c. 1240 to the late fourteenth century

Shields in that museum date from c. 1240 to the late fourteenth century

14th C. ~ nice view of the back of a shield. Can't tell much else. The website appears to be in Russian.

~ view of the back of a shield. Contrast this with the illustration of the Nordeck shield elsewhere on this board. Note the horizontal grip and the metal interior reinforcement. Those make me dubious, but it is pretty.

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With the wood being light weight and the handle also being in the center and formed with iron, the shield was easier to wield and use than the shields used .