Defining the pommels

Cut the four pommel-section blanks to size, then outline the pommels—the transitions between the turned and square segments of the posts. Set the stock on a work surface and clamp the pieces together with their ends aligned so you can mark all the pommels at the same time. Although the upper pommels on the headboard posts are higher than on the footboard posts, the lower pommels are at the same height on all four pieces. Holding the edge of a carpenter's square against the outside of the blanks, run a pencil along the arm to mark the lower pommels (above, left). Mount one of the blanks between centers on your lathe and adjust the machine's speed to slow. Starting about Vz inch outside the lower pommel line, turn a V-groove into the corners of the blank with a skew chisel (above, right). Deepen the groove until it runs completely around the workpiece. To avoid kickback, cut with the point of the blade with the bevel rubbing against the stock.


Lower pommel line

Skew 'chisel

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