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Full Extension Drawer Slides in Period Furniture

“What!” I hear the reader groan. “Has he taken leave of his senses?” As far as I can discover, the pressed steel and ball bearing fittings that we know as ‘drawer slides’ or ‘glides’ first appeared in the early 1960s. … Continue reading

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Making a Gout Stool – Part One

Gout – the Georgian disease par excellence – is a form of arthritis that usually affects the big toe, ankle, heel and knee, forming when an excess of uric acid crystallizes in the joints and immediate tissue. It often occurred … Continue reading

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A Hepplewhite Sofa

I am instructed we need a new sofa – and I have to agree really. The pair of sofas we dragged here from our previous location is typical of much modern commercially made furniture; they suffer a total absence of … Continue reading

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