How To Make Medieval Stocks Pillory
How to make medieval stocks pillory is article about For Fun bookmarked by manuel with ID 14080832176 was uploaded on 25-04-2019 and has been viewed 9,883 times.
When I started researching this project, I didn't know that the actual thing most of us call The Stocks or a Stockade is actually a Pillory.Stocks are related, but a little different, usually locking one's feet in place.
But I'm pretty sure most people are more familiar with the general term stocks for all these types of torture devices.To make my medieval stocks, you will need some 2x4s, 2x6s, and 1x4s.I used a mix of scrap boards from my shop and a few store-bought boards.
One of the fun things about this project is that you don't have to search for beautiful, unblemished boards.Rough looking boards will add to the antique appearance.To make the two bases and uprights, sandwich a 2×4 between two 1x4s and scr*w them together.
This leaves a large slot on one end.Using long screws, attach a 2×4 to the bottom of each upright.To give the base some more weight, scr*w another 2×4 flush with the other one.I cut 45 degree miters on the ends of four short 2x4s to make braces for the uprights.
Toenail these into place by drilling holes at an angle to the brace and square into the vertical uprights.Drive screws in place.Screw in a 2×4...