New Lid & Handle for an Antique Crock & Jug

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Project by FJPetruso posted 07-12-2014 08:23 PM 837 views 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

I like to frequent antique shops & pick up interesting items that I can put to use. I found this old crock that was missing the handle & the crockery lid and a Jug with a missing Stopper. I knew I had some small pieces of walnut in my shop that would make nice replacements. I also had some of the brass rod left from the previous candle lantern project. I used my lathe to make the lid & the knob for the lid & the knob for the Plug for the Jug. Then I drilled a hole lengthwise through a piece of walnut for the bale handle, put the wood between centers & turned a new handle. The Jug Stopper has a Cork seal. Came out with nice display pieces for only a few bucks.

-- Frank, Florissant, Missouri "The New Show-Me Woodshop"

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#1 posted 07-13-2014 12:29 PM

Well done!

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