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A William and Mary Yew Stool – Part One

Yew (Taxus baccata) is a conifer, thus technically a softwood, however it is anything but a soft wood. Its aroma is akin to that of the majority of the Pinaceae family and its colours can resemble that family’s on occasion … Continue reading

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Peg versus Pin versus Dowel

In my career as an antiques dealer, antique restorer, furniture-maker, and championship winning driver of a state-of-the-art racing car (built from the ground up using the latest CNC machinery), I have encountered both pegs and pins in woodwork and metalwork … Continue reading

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