The Radcliffe Red List of Endangered Crafts

 

Pole lathe turning

 

The turning of wooden items on a foot-powered pole lathe. See the separate entries for bowl turning and wood turning.

 

Status Currently viable
Craft category  Wood
Historic area of significance
Area currently practised
Origin in the UK  Early Medieval
Minimum no. of craftspeople required
Current no. of trainees
Current no. of skilled craftspeople
Current total no. of craftspeople

 

History

 

Techniques

 

Local forms

 

Sub-crafts

 

Issues affecting the viability of the craft

 

Support organisations

 

Craftspeople currently known

 

Other information

 

References