Pictured below is the milled out stock which will become an eight sided tapered post for one of my Low Post Beds. The first four tapers are cut on the table saw and the next four are shaped by hand. The top of the post shows marking for the first of four tapers.
Skipping ahead, below are the four posts with the tapers completed. The posts still need to have their mortices cleaned up and to be sanded.
Below is a closer shot showing the lambs tongue transition from the square post to the eight sided taper.
Below, a set of New Waltham chairs have two coats of oil. They will get another one or two after the holidays.
Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all!