Mühlenbau – Wasserräder und Windmühlen bewahren und erhalten
|Millwrighting: conserving and preserving water wheels and windmills
|Authors & editors
|Year of publication
German (main text)
|Scope & content
A comprehensive guide to millwrighting. The first section deals with choice of timber.The second section covers windmills: their history, types, computation of wind power, positioning of sails; and describes the construction of the different types.The third section is devoted to water wheels: history, types, computation of water power, construction of wheels and shafts and maintenance.The fourth section describes the milling process and the different parts: millstones, cogs, sifting, sack hoists.The final part outlines miller’s lore, such as understanding the weather and keeping the mill parts greased.
The book is copiously illustrated with detailed diagrams and a few photos.
Accession no. 229817
- Shelf location: A086-SCH
- Donor: Michael Dufau