Spindlework

Spindlework

A Queen Anne decoration, featuring short, turned parts, similar to balusters.
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spindlework

spindlework on porch
Wood details having circular cross sections, such as balusters turned on a lathe; occasionally called spoolwork.
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Enhance your Victorian-style home with ornamental spindlework on the porches and patterned shingles on the roof.
The couple also searched antiques shops and recycled-house-parts yards to find treasures like the fireplace face, the 8-foot oak front door and frame, the tall store doors in the living room, the French doors in the library, the carved wood lintels above the doors, and the fretwork and spindlework at the entrance to the living room.