Turning a Lobster Pot Buoy on a Lathe

Today lobster pot buoys are made of a hard flotation foam and bought at marine supply stores. Fifty years ago, they were made of wood and had to be turned round on a lathe to give them their shape. Earlier buoys were carved by hand using a hatchet from squared off pieces of wood.

Year: 
1955
Creator: 
Berry, Carroll Thayer
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