Turning Archive 2007

Subject:
Tell me about finials

Ron McKinley
>Practically all the pictures I see of finials are made of ebony or ebonized wood. I like to use North American hardwoods and ebony is not one.

I've tried maybe a dozen or so finials and launched them all as UFOs! I finally finished a small one of mesquite today which I will post later when everything is dry and can get a picture. So, what is it about ebony? Is there some unwritten rule about ebony finials? Thanks........Ron

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