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Picture This XCVI

This table is described by its vendor as a “walnut and mahogany eight-legged tilt-top table, circa 1780”. I’m not convinced the top is original… I’m not even certain when or if it began its life as a table. Fig. 1. … Continue reading

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Making a Reading Table – Part Eight

I once had a great little smithy at the back of my restoration workshops where I used to forge all my own catches, clasps, hinges, locks and nails etc. I could whip up a replacement item in steel at the … Continue reading

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