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Picture This XXIV

Amongst the items up for auction in Christie’s Interiors sale on the 18th of March 2014 is lot 73, an unusual Regency mahogany campaign draughtsman’s or cartographer’s table. Mahogany campaign draughtsman’s table, circa 1815-20. (Christie’s) The top hinges inwards and … Continue reading

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Making a ‘Mulberry’ Corner Cabinet – Part Twelve

My current workshop is a 3m x 3m (10′ x 10′) garden shed, in which reside a bench, lathe, bandsaw, pillar drill and much of the usual woodworking paraphernalia. This results in very little actual space for constructing unfeasibly large … Continue reading

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Making a ‘Mulberry’ Corner Cabinet – Part Nine

Pull-out slides are common features of case furniture during this period, particularly pairs of candle slides in bureau cabinets where light from the candles is reflected off the door mirrors back into the room and over the writing surface of … Continue reading

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