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In Which My Trousers Catch Alight

Regular readers of this blog will be familiar with my frequent banging-on about authenticity and reluctance or, more often, refusal to reproduce any piece of furniture until I can locate (at least an image of) an extant, unaltered example to … Continue reading

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Making a Campaign Table – Part Three

This simple little table went together quite quickly. The gate hinges absorbed a little time, however, the top was straightforward, being attached with two face-mounted brass hinges. The entire table was oiled to clarify and deepen the chatoyance of the … Continue reading

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Making a Campaign Table – Part One

This is a somewhat duplicitous title as not only is the subject of the post a compact folding table of a genre that accompanied many British officers on military campaigns during the latter decades of the eighteenth-century, but my wife … Continue reading

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