Woodturning sample, table leg, made by Adolph Bruhn & Son, South Melbourne, circa 1970-1990.

The woodturning business of Adolph Bruhn & Son operated in South Melbourne, 1970-1990, and previously in Little Collins Street, Melbourne, circa 1897-1970. The business made a wide range of wooden products, including tables and architectural mouldings, and undertook specialist turning tasks. Part of a collection of nearly 900 items, including a lathe, cutting tools, hand tools, products, workshop fittings, office equipment, portraits, and an accounts ledger.

Physical Description

Piece stands on a square base from which four cylindrical pieces protrude horiz- ontally having been glued into holes in base. Piece then extends up into a turned piece of four sides. Main body is marked by vertical grooves. Piece gradually tapers in. At the top is a cylindrical projection. Found in Area A of workshop.

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