Tag Archives: Thomas Sheraton

No Time for Timepieces?

When it comes to antique furniture, most devotees will concede to having a favourite genre, but none I have spoken to express a profound dislike for any. It’s therefore somewhat surprising that one of England’s most famous and highly accomplished … Continue reading

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A George III Mahogany Cabinet-on-Chest – Part Seven

I was determined to use appropriate veneer for the cabinet’s door panels; viz. full width, reasonably thick (un-jointed 13″ [330mm] span, greater than 3/64″ [2mm] thick), Swietenia macrophylla mahogany as would have been used on the original doors. It proved … Continue reading

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Making a Campaign Table – Part One

This is a somewhat duplicitous title as not only is the subject of the post a compact folding table of a genre that accompanied many British officers on military campaigns during the latter decades of the eighteenth-century, but my wife … Continue reading

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Making a Gout Stool – Part Two

Progress on the stool is woefully slow I’m afraid; I have too many fingers in too many pies at present. I did manage to cut the stool’s legs and frame parts to size and mark out the mortises and tenons … Continue reading

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