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A George III Mahogany Cabinet-on-Chest – Part Six

Glue blocks were positioned round the periphery of the cabinet top to positively locate the cornice (fig. 1). Fig. 1. Cornice locating blocks. With all the cornice mouldings worked and glued to the cornice frame, I rubbed split corner blocks … Continue reading

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Refurbishing an Old Stanley Socket Chisel

When I retired, I packed all my tools into a big wooden chest and happily shipped them off to my son. Now, in my woodworking renaissance, I find I don’t like the majority of new chisels currently on offer, so … Continue reading

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A Pair of Carolean Walnut Stools

I made these two walnut stools for an antiques dealer who had acquired a sumptuous Flemish tapestry at auction which provided sufficient material to cover both new stools. There is nothing extraordinary about the construction of the stool frames – … Continue reading

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