Woodturning sample, 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

Furniture leg made of gold-coloured wood. Base of leg is rectangular with a short grooved section directly above. Body of leg rests upon this grooved section and is square, fluted and tapers toward the flat square top. A short cylindrical section projects from the top of the leg. Some lines are pencilled on three faces of the rectangular base. Found in Area A of workshop.

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