Takhat | Bench


Category: Aasan
Location: Jhanjra Toda, Bhiwani, Haryana
Cultural region: Bagad
Materials: Metal (Iron), Wood
Wood craft technique: Carving, Joinery, Painting, Turning
Metal craft technique: Beating, Bending, Fittings, Painting, Riveting
Source: DICRC, India and SADACC, UK

A takhat is primarily made of locally available wood and metal. It comprises a horizontal frame which is fixed to the legs. Wooden planks are fixed on the frame either by nails or rivets to form a seat. Bent metal rods are fixed between the legs and the frame as additional supports.

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