Early American Life Magazine
Source on early American style, decorating, and traditions as well as antiques and reproductions. We can't fit it all in print, so we put extras here to share.
Drilling the old fashioned way. #ALHFAM13 at Hale Farm and Village
Participants in the "Handles Through the Ages" workshop at #ALHFAM13 practised attaching pulled handles to bisque (once-fired) pots. This was for practice only, handles should be attached to wet pots, a key point in the presentation.
Carving out a mortise at a timber framing workshop for #ALHFAM13
A pulled handle ready to be attached to a pot.
Caty Petersilge, the Village Potter at Hale Farm, demonstrates how to pull a handle.
Forming a handle on a pottery wheel at Hale Farm and Village.
Making handles at Hale Farm and Village
Participants learned to make turned handles at #ALHFAM13 conference held at Hale Farm and Village