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The Butler did it.

Wood has been used since time immemorial for making such things as rudimentary sticks for whacking animate and inanimate things with, to shelters and furniture etc. But wood really came into its own in the mid-nineteenth-century for creating the most … Continue reading

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A George I Walnut Side Table – Part Four

The upper drawer divider was dovetailed into the front legs and the outer drawer guides were nailed and glued to the sides of the carcase. The front of the carcase was then veneered and tidied up. I glued the ears … Continue reading

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Restoration of a Mahogany Dining Table Leg

The toe of one of the splayed legs on this dining table pedestal had been broken off on at least two previous occasions and the successive repairs including screwing and later gluing with PVA necessitated a more permanent repair. The … Continue reading

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