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Picture This LXVII

Regular commenter on this blog, Burbidge, alerted me to a unique elm and fruitwood side chair at the Victoria & Albert Museum which incorporates several elements normally found in Windsor chairs (fig. 1). Fig. 1. Chunky chinoiserie elm and fruitwood … Continue reading

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A Set of Six Claremont Fan-back Windsor Chairs – Part Eight

I was about five minutes into staining the second chair when light rain began falling which, annoyingly, forced me to revise the whole colouring and polishing procedure. The chairs were in and out of the shed a dozen times that … Continue reading

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A Set of Six Claremont Fan-back Windsor Chairs – Part Seven

Autumn has arrived gently and without ceremony. The mornings are cool; not bracingly, but very pleasant and conducive to immersing oneself in toil. I completed the back sticks and glued them into the holes in the seats’ bob-tails. The crest … Continue reading

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