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I am wondering if this is an antique bobbin, is it or not or what is it?

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Posted 6 years ago


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It is about 7.5'' l..I think it may be a bobbin foor bobin lace?..It is hand turned and the skinniest part is only 1/8'' the top is fluted and has a hole in the top that goes down about 1-1/4'' .A bobbin is the only thing i can think of..thats just what it looks like to me. What it actally is , is a mystery..Do you Know?

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  1. BETO1 BETO1, 6 years ago
    thank you scottscruff...good guess! I didn't mention that the long stick part is very fragile and delicate. It would look lovely as a finial, but it is much too fragile..
  2. fhrjr2 fhrjr2, 6 years ago
    If it was out by my lathe I would put it in the box with all the other pieces like it. I keep the unfinished or flawed stuff in that box so maybe the wood can be salvaged for another project.

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