Could you be more specific? It was made round because everything turned ends up round
It was made in two halves from the same bit of wood. If you like I could try to describe the process, but the amount of turns, remounts and all that makes my nose bleed just thinking about it
Ren is short for renaissance, its somewhat like a reinactment or larping......but less cheesey..........
When i was last in britian i saw a few simular things at castles we visited, i believe there is a group there for the SCA ( society for creative anachronisome)