These poplar newels were produced for a customer in South Alabama. His wife wanted to simulate the newel in a Pottery Barn catalog image. I’ve had other customers that requested these but I normally will make them with a smaller ball on top. The originals remind me of the old gumball machines.

gumball newel

gumball newel

The image below is larger version of the same newel but with a smaller top.

pottery newel

pottery newel

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