Re: [CR]origins of the ornate lug


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Date: Tue, 11 Mar 2003 14:59:41 -0800
From: Brandon Ives <monkeylad@mac.com>
To: Richard M Sachs <richardsachs@juno.com>
Subject: Re: [CR]origins of the ornate lug
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On Tuesday, March 11, 2003, at 03:03PM, Richard M Sachs <richardsachs@juno.com> wrote:
>if we're going to establish an "Ornate-ish Lug" timeline,
>why not have at least two distinct categorys: 1) makers who
>hand cut lugsets into beautiful pieces, and 2) makers who
>utilized mechanical means to minimize the hand work involved.

I'd like to submit the Old Hickory's as hand-cut and the earliest. http://tinyurl.com/7ah4 All the ones before with fancy lugs I can find are hobbyhorse style. I know there were some really fancy trikes but I can't find any pictures. good luck, Brandon"monkeyman"Ives The 19th century is "classic" in Santa Barbara, Calif.