From unfinished vessels we have ascertained
> that the vessel was finished externally before the
> hollowing of the interior was begun. We also know
> that the rough cutting of the interior was done
> with the aid of a drill with a curious eccentric
> handle, to which two oval stones were slung with
> ropes. These stone weights, which splayed outwards
> when the drill was turned, thus provided extra
> motive power.
What is this guy talking about... "Thus provided extra motive power".
Is he talking about some kind of perpetual motion or something?
Edited 1 time(s). Last edit at 12-May-16 02:06 by Jon Ellison.