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Making a ‘Mulberry’ Corner Cabinet – Part Ten

At last, I’m up to the actual mulberrying stage. All the show wood was given a final wash down with hot water to remove any grime and glue residue before liberally wiping it over with aqua fortis (nitric acid). One … Continue reading

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Mulberry – Soiled, not Stained.

A George I mulberry bureau in the manner of Coxed and Woster. (Christie’s) Is this beautiful early Georgian piece of furniture really made of mulberry? In Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush, the subject of my post, an eighteenth-century … Continue reading

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