Weaving


The photos above look like details of a woven straw basket.

 

 

This photo gives a fuller picture.

 
 
 
 
 
 

Living in a time of fascinating computer technology, the inventors, shiny devices and applications that result may stir wonder: “how do they do that”?

Meanwhile, we may overlook amazing technology of earlier times—the mechanical, for example—and its own evidence of tremendous creativity.

How Do They Knit a Chain-Link Fence” may revive one’s appreciation.
 
 
 
 

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4 thoughts on “Weaving

  1. Fascinating post! I never ever thought about how these fences are made. I love it when textile techniques are used with metal within jewellery, but that’s obviously very small scale. Great to see that film, and the huge machinery, thank you so much for this post!

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