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A George II Mahogany Reader’s Companion – Part Five

The weather in Victoria of late has been some of the coldest in recent history. Finding a day – or even the odd half hour – of fine and moderately temperate weather in which to polish a piece of furniture … Continue reading

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A George II Mahogany Reader’s Companion – Part Three

The sun has returned and the temperature is a pleasant workable 9.3°C. (48.7°F.) in The Lemon Studio. I glued the reader’s companion together yesterday afternoon and this morning I began tidying it all up. I faired the ears into the … Continue reading

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A George II Mahogany Reader’s Companion – Part Two

The reader’s companion is all ready for gluing together, but the meteorological forecast isn’t providing me with a sufficient break in the weather in which to dart outside and do the deed. In retrospect, there have been a few missed … Continue reading

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A George II Mahogany Reader’s Companion – Part One

George II mahogany reader’s companion, circa 1755. On a cool mid eighteenth-century autumn morning, deep in England’s green and pleasant countryside, you find yourself in your considerable pile, perusing the tomes in your two-storey, balconied library; searching for a little … Continue reading

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