A fun approach to woodworking postures

I found these neat posters while doing some research on a woodworking picture. They are from the Sörmlands Museum in Sweden, and depict different foot stances and postures for woodworking at a bench. It’s amazing how much incredible detail can be garnered by a simple image.

woodworking postures
The posture for planing at a bench

Source : “SLM 30158 4 – School poster” Walking standing position at planing (VIII) “, 1894,” Sörmlands Museum, retrieved 13 September 2020, https://sokisamlingar.sormlandsmuseum.se/items/show/275761.

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