Was given a large collection of these from someone who was a wireman for the old Bell Telephone company.
Step 1: Parts
This is all recylcling: waste wood from other projects, glass insulators from ancient communications system.
Step 2: Turn the Wood
Mark the center of the pieces on the ends and place on the lathe.
Narrow them to a point that will fit in the glass insulator
Change the chuck and detail the lower hook
Step 3: Drill Hanger Screw Hole
A single 3 inch dry wall screw will hold this up, I used a dowel to both cover the screw and create a second hanger hook