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19th Spindle Bed

This client's mother-in-Law found this Spindle Bed in a tobacco barn in Eastern North Carolina in the 1940s while antiquing in the county side.  She bought it on the spot, and it has been in the family ever since.

 
 

View 1
The is the foot board disassembled and labeled for re-gluing.




 

 

 
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  View 2
This is the head board labeled in the same manner.








 
 
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  View 3
This detail shows some of the hand made qualities of this Spindle Bed and the importance of labeling.





 

 
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  View 4
It was a wonder anyone was actually sleeping in this bed...for guests only?... or nice mothers'-in-law!







 
 
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  View 5
This is a detail shot after clamping up the bed.
 





 

 
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  View 6
This is the other side of the head board.








 
 
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  View 7
This is a nice detail of the finished head board.  Now we can sleep in this baby!

 


 

 


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View 8
More gruesome details of the finished head board.




 

 

 
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  View 9
This is the footboard in pre-finished state.








 
 
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  View 10
This is the right side of the foot board in the same state.





 

 
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  View 11
Nicely finished up!








 
 
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  View 12
This detail view with a nice polish.






 

 
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  View 13
The Foot board with a nice polish and wax...now we are sleepin'.







 
 
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  View 14
No more tobacco drying barns for this Spindle Bed.

 


 

 
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