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The post at the top is handmade from the early 19th century. Note the rough texture and the shallow, flat treads. This post started as a square rod. The post on the bottom is a machine made post from the mid-20th century with a smooth surface and perfect threads. (Photo courtesy Fred Taylor)

The post at the top is handmade from the early 19th century. Note the rough texture and the shallow, flat treads. This post started as a square rod. The post on the bottom is a machine made post from the mid-20th century with a smooth surface and perfect threads. (Photo courtesy Fred Taylor)

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