Cartwright's compass

identifier

MOT V 81.0048 O

morphology

craft

holotype

MOT V 81.0048 O L=39,5cm B=4,5cm G=290gr
description

The cartwright's compass is a six-sided wooden block with three iron points in each plane. It serves the wheelwright to mark the diameter of the wheel hub in order to use the lathe and core the hub. [MOT]