SHAPING THE LEGS, STRETCHERS AND SPINDLES

After roughing into shape with the draw knife, the legs and spindles were turned on the lathe — on an NY American design of the 1790’s. The long thin spindles where shaped by hand also with the draw knife then finished with spoke shaves, leaving a subtle hand-worked surface. The pieces were then dried for three days.

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