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A William and Mary Yew Stool – Part Two

There is justifiable reason for the long absence of the yew stool from these pages: I can upholster and have done so on many occasions (the most recent being a gout stool I completed in July last year), but upholstery … Continue reading

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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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A Pair of Carolean Walnut Stools

I made these two walnut stools for an antiques dealer who had acquired a sumptuous Flemish tapestry at auction which provided sufficient material to cover both new stools. There is nothing extraordinary about the construction of the stool frames – … Continue reading

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