Monthly Archives: October 2009

A Walnut Tea Table

Early in 1993 I must have filled in my details and ticked a box somewhere because I began receiving flyers in the mail for the 1993 Melbourne Timber and Working with Wood Show. Virginia drew my attention to one of … Continue reading

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An Unusual Oak Low Dresser

The general form and dimensions of this English low dresser are not that uncommon for its type and period (c. 1790): The rear legs are square, the front legs are turned and the drawers are cross-banded with mahogany but on closer … Continue reading

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Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush

or… The Restoration of a Mulberry Chest of Drawers A dealer brought in a rare circa 1730 George I cross-banded mulberry chest of drawers, attributed to the celebrated partnership of Coxed and Woster¹. This type of furniture may seem garish … Continue reading

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The Hepplewhite sofa returns.

The Hepplewhite style sofa just arrived back from Bluestone Upholstery. They did a grand job and I’m very happy with the quality and finish. Fresh as a daisy… I made these two cushion covers from some eighteenth century Irish linen … Continue reading

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