7.16.2005

Henge by hand.


A retired carpenter in Flint, Michigan, thinks he's figured out how Stonehenge was made using no wheels, rollers, or machines. In his experiments, he's devised a way to pivot (and move as much as 300 feet vertically) objects ranging in size from a minivan-sized chunk of stone all the way to a 30 x 40' barn—by himself. He also created a teeter-totter-esque jack (shown here) to raise an obelisk. His website: The Forgotten Technology. And a video on his work.

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2 comments:

DH. said...

Funny, I just saw this over at Rebecca's Pocket:

Stonehenge quarry found in Wales.

tyson said...

Maybe this is how Ed built his castle.

http://www.coralcastle.com/