Monthly Archives: March 2010

Making a ‘Mulberry’ Corner Cabinet – Part Six

Work on the cabinet doors recommenced this week. Having previously prepared the door stuff, I stuck the lower door moulding and formed the groove for the door panels. Lower door moulding and panel groove. Next I cut the door stuff … Continue reading

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Pine in the Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Centuries

The third in the series of British furniture timbers of the seventeenth- and eighteenth-centuries. Britain had an insatiable hunger for foreign timber during the seventeenth- and eighteenth-centuries and her appetite for pine in particular placed her in a strategically dangerous … Continue reading

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Ahhh the Luxury!

[Enunciated in a broad “Dahn t’pub, eh by gum!” Yorkshire accent.] I mentioned in a previous post; the convenience of engaging an unpromising eight-year-old boy to come into work an hour ahead of you every morning to prepare the day’s … Continue reading

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Making a ‘Mulberry’ Corner Cabinet – Part Five

  I’ve been preparing the stuff for the door frames. The upper doors will have applied mouldings to match the glazing bars and the lower doors will have a simple moulded inner edge which will retain the door panels. The … Continue reading

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