Lock wrote:Just seems appropriate to add this video here (wooden motor!)
Revelstoke and other places of the BC hinterland had their own hydro powered generating stations for the nearby town.
The one in Revelstoke had huge wooden gears.
Mills, monasteries and militaries ran on wooden gears and shafts for much of their early history.
A recent show at the Vancouver Museum exhibited a third-world ambulance made of bamboo.
I've seen a few different bamboo trailers, lashed together with inner tubes, roaming Vancouver's streets.
Bamboo is relatively expensive compared to lashed together ladders, lawn chairs, kids bikes and baby trailers from the trash.
Use the materials at hand.