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outside pieces and long enough to reach around the smaller, allowing about 1 inch for lap. Bend this piece around and tack fast to smaller circle.
Now rip out and plane up a piece long enough (a number of shorter pieces can be used provided enough length is pro­cured for all the paddles) to saw up into the desired number of pieces. The difficulty here will be to saw and plane these pieces to the proper bevel on the edges. A new tool called
Figure 17
the bevel gauge should be used to test these edges while plan­ing. The rest of the wheel should offer no difficulty. Nail the paddles in place as shown in the drawing from the outside. By attaching a crank rod and pulley this wheel will furnish power to pump water with the simple lift-pump described later.
The Turbine Wheel
The turbine water-wheel in Figure 17 is made to run by force of water running through a hose attached to the city water faucet and connected with water-wheel at B. First a
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