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Castor Eyes over This!

History doesn’t relate who invented the wheel, but some of the earliest examples of wheels employed on furniture were in the mid 1600s under heavy trundle beds. Castors (wheel assemblies whose wheel axes are offset from the vertical axes about … Continue reading

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Making a Reading Table – Redux

The Book Stop Further to the removable book stop dilemma which I wrote of in Making a Reading Table – Part One and Making a Reading Table – Part Seven, I have now lived with the reading table for about … Continue reading

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A Dog in a Manger

I have had many a great dog in my lifetime, but with the best will in the world, I can barely remember all their names. What I do recall however, is none of them ever slept in the house at … Continue reading

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