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Picture This XCI

Fig. 1. George III marquetry tea chest, circa 1766. (Mark Goodger) This stunning tea chest is veneered in harewood (and other colours of stained sycamore), crossbanded with tulipwood and kingwood, and strung with boxwood. Penwork leaf decoration runs round the … Continue reading

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A Satinwood Serpentine Table

This commission was, on the face of it, quite enjoyable, but my respiratory system has an aversion to satinwood and within twelve hours of cutting the first piece, respirator or no, I developed quite uncomfortable cold-like symptoms. The brief was … Continue reading

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