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Making Mouldings from Scratch

Making mouldings doesn’t really require a write-up does it? You simply drag out a two horse power, electron-burning, two-handled aluminium and plastic behemoth, install the appropriate sized/shaped router bit, don a pair of safety glasses and ear muffs and begin … Continue reading

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Making a Campaign Table – Part Two

The table is a very simple affair consisting of a hinged top, a front frame rail, two hinged gates and four moulded legs. The top is basically a wide board made up by rub-jointing four pieces of padauk together with … Continue reading

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Restoration of Tracery Bookcase Doors

Apparently while the owners of this circa 1775 mahogany bookcase were moving house, the removers had both doors wide open while they unloaded the books into packing boxes. When the bookcase was almost empty of books the weight of the … Continue reading

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