#60 What is a Lucet?

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Wikipedia says: "lucet is a tool used in cordmaking or braiding which is believed to date back to the Viking[1] and Medieval[2] periods, when it was used to create cords that were used on clothing,…"

Here's an introductory YouTube video to let you see the lucet in action.

So that you can kinda analyze the similarity/difference with Kumihimo braid making, here's another YouTube video showing a Kumihimo disk in action. 

-From D&R in beautiful W. Lafayette IN

The screenshot thumbnail, above, is a cut from the wikipedia webpage.

© Dorothy & Ron Baker 2013