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A George II Virginia Walnut Chest of Drawers – Part One

I have been contemplating a mid-eighteenth-century Virginia Walnut chest for some time, but until lately I didn’t have any specifics to hand. I could have drawn on several decades of experience and constructed a chest in the style of, but I … Continue reading

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Walnut in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Centuries

English or European walnut (Juglans regia) was the most important furniture timber in Britain during the latter half of the seventeenth-century and the first half of the eighteenth-century. In truth, were this timber [Juglans regia] in greater plenty amongst us, … Continue reading

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