Thursday, December 29, 2011

Celebrating Spool-Turned Furniture

Ever since Victorian-era woodworkers discovered how much fun they could have with a lathe, spool-turned furniture (so named because it looks like spools stacked together) has cycled in and out of fashion.  These days, it's transcended trends and secured a place among America's style icons.  Jenny Lind beds are probably the most recognized examples, but spool-turning crops up in all sorts of pieces and blends well with classic, contemporary and cottage interiors.  Just take a look at these finds.  

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