A fascinating article that describes how a block and tackle as well as levers and gears works!

How a Block and Tackle Works

A fascinating article that describes how a block and tackle (as well as levers and gears) works!

Several blocks and tackle showing various configurations and their names as used on ships. All these configurations illustrate blocks rigged...

Several blocks and tackle showing various configurations and their names as used on ships. All these configurations illustrate blocks rigged.

Rigging your own block and tackle takes some thought.

How to Set Up a Double Pulley System

Reeving blocks to set up a double pulley system requires a little thought. A double pulley system, also known as a "block and tackle," consists of the pulleys, or blocks, and the .

Block and tackle - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Mechanism for moving or lifting heavy things consisting of a suspended wheel that rotates about an axis, with a channel or groove in its edge where it is passed a rope or chain.

Just finished these barn block and tackle lights with rayon covered wire and copper rods.  Sweet!  High Beams Ltd.

Just finished these barn block and tackle lights with rayon covered wire and copper rods. High Beams Ltd.

ladder pot rack with old wood block and tackle support; I really like this look, but my partner in crime doesn't :(

ladder pot rack with old wood block and tackle support pulleys - I love this

Block and Tackle Lamp | Block and Tackle Lamp at 1stdibs

Block and Tackle Lamp

Block and Tackle Lamp | Block and Tackle Lamp at 1stdibs

Block and Tackle on a ship | Block And Tackle Stock Photos & Block And Tackle Stock ...

Block and Tackle on a ship | Block And Tackle Stock Photos & Block And Tackle Stock ...

Block and Tackle on a ship | Block And Tackle Stock Photos & Block And Tackle Stock Images - Alamy

Block and Tackle on a ship | Block And Tackle Stock Photos & Block And Tackle Stock Images - Alamy

Handcrafted Antique Block and Tackle/Insulator Pendant light fixture | Home & Garden, Lamps, Lighting & Ceiling Fans, Chandeliers & Ceiling Fixtures | eBay!

Handcrafted Antique Block and Tackle/Insulator Pendant light fixture

Handcrafted Antique Block and Tackle/Insulator Pendant light fixture in Home & Garden, Lamps, Lighting & Ceiling Fans, Chandeliers & Ceiling Fixtures

Block and Tackle on a ship | Wooden Block And Tackle Royalty Free Stock Photography ...

Block and Tackle on a ship | Wooden Block And Tackle Royalty Free Stock Photography ...

HABA Block Tackle kit - perfect for getting treasure up to the tree fort

Block & Tackle

HABA Block & Tackle kit - perfect for getting treasure up to the tree fort

Reeving blocks to set up a double pulley system requires a little thought. A double pulley system, also known as a "block and tackle," consists of the pulleys, or blocks, and the tackle, the ropes riven through the blocks. You must decide if you will use a double pulley system with one sheave--the roller in a pulley--in each block, which...

How to Set Up a Double Pulley System

Reeving blocks to set up a double pulley system requires a little thought. A double pulley system, also known as a "block and tackle," consists of the pulleys, or blocks, and the .

Block and Tackle on a ship | 3141: Early 20th C. Three Ships Block and Tackle : Lot 3141

Block and Tackle on a ship | 3141: Early 20th C. Three Ships Block and Tackle : Lot 3141

Block and Tackle Lamp | Ship's bell lamp Block and tackle decor Retro Nautical by ...

Block and Tackle Lamp | Ship's bell lamp Block and tackle decor Retro Nautical by ...

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