Rare Primitive Antique Shave Horse Bench
Rare Primitive Antique Shave Horse Bench
Rare Primitive Antique Shave Horse Bench
Rare Primitive Antique Shave Horse Bench
Rare Primitive Antique Shave Horse Bench
Rare Primitive Antique Shave Horse Bench
Rare Primitive Antique Shave Horse Bench
Rare Primitive Antique Shave Horse Bench

Rare Primitive Antique Shave Horse Bench

$365.00
A fantastic rare primitive antique 'shave horse bench.' It's a piece that as Vervoordt expressed it is "represented by the honesty of it's material & the purity of intent in it's creation." It's something that has through it's rich patina, wonderful texture & captivating form elevated itself to be perceived & viewed as a sculptural yet functional piece of art for your home.

Perfect for bottoms of all sizes at the entryway while putting shoes on and off or used as a wall bench, low console or if you please as a 'shave horse.' It's a beautiful and special piece.

Shave horse benches have been in use since the 1500's. They are a simple foot operated device, combination clamp & work bench which allow one to hold a piece while having both hands free to work. They were typically used to shape spindles, chair legs, barrel staves, shingles etc before turning to a lathe.

Measures 62" L,  23" to top of bench seat & 29" to top of bench.