The Art of Being Drunk
Model of the Abraham Tappy drunken fusee made by Piet Andreissen (© P. Andriessen)
Ordinary fusees can only be wound by turning the fusee arbor anti-clockwise. Drunken fusees are fusees that can be wound by turning the fusee arbor either clockwise or anti-clockwise.
They are more curiosities than useful, but interesting none the less.
This article explains how drunken fusees work.
The second edition revises and improves the previous version.
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