The Venetian sawmill

Contrà seghetta, Valli del Pasubio
Tel. 0445 691392 (IAT Schio)
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The water wood splitter is a complex machine for woodworking, driven by water power. It is called "Venetian" because it was introduced at the time of the Venetian Republic based on a project of Leonardo. It replaced the more basic saws with a hydraulic wheel. In the district of Seghetta in Valli del Pasubio, the Leogra waters are diverted through a ditch and conveyed on a paddle wheel.

 

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