Hand-Turned Spindle, Replication

May 25, 2023 on PBS at 8:30 PM


Tom Silva is rarely stumped. But when a homeowner reached out about a missing hand-turned spindle in the staircase of her 1900s Queen Anne Rowhouse, Tom attempts to replicate the spiral-detailed spindles on his lathe. There, he turns straight grain f... (more)ir balusters and troubleshoots a string technique to replicate the spiral detailing.

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