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A Double Bow Windsor Chair – Part One

I made my last Windsor chair primarily because I admired that particular regional style, but also because it didn’t comprise any steam-bent components. At the time I made the comb-back chair I no longer possessed the requisite steaming equipage and … Continue reading

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A William and Mary Yew Stool – Part One

Yew (Taxus baccata) is a conifer, thus technically a softwood, however it is anything but a soft wood. Its aroma is akin to that of the majority of the Pinaceae family and its colours can resemble that family’s on occasion … Continue reading

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Intriguing Dolphins

A phone caller enquired one day if I would be interested in making some copies of pieces of furniture for a client. I replied that I may be interested, subject to visiting the client and viewing the furniture to be … Continue reading

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