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17th Century Chest of Drawers

A chest of drawers, made in 17th-century France in the manner of Parisian cabinet-maker Thomas Hache......

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Feature Mondays - Augsburg 17th-century ebony cabinet

Augsburg 17th-century ebony cabinet (PHOTOGRAPH COURTESY OF BONHAMS) This 17th-century table cabine......

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Feature Mondays - The Augsburg 17th-century ebony cabinet

This 17th-century table cabinet recently went under the hammer at Bonhams' 'Europe - Definin......

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Technical Thursdays - Techniques for Recreating 17th Century Mouldings

Two methods of mouldingOne method of decorating the rails of joint stools features mouldings cut eit......

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Workshop Wednesdays - Ripple moulding for the 21st century

As a conservator I'm continually challenged to blend the old and new; to neither compromise hist......

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Feature Mondays - The marquetry donkey

The marquetry donkey has sustained its popularity and usefulness in serious European marquetry works......

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Poetry in Wood Pt 1

Carpentry was a highly respected activity among the artisan class of ancient China. Carpentry tradit......

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Deconstructing a Kneehole Desk with Cross grain Moulding and Banding

Working with cross-grain material is a bit of an uncomfortable concept for most woodworkers. We lear......

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Technical Thursdays - William-and-Mary-style Chest Restoration

This is a walnut (Juglans spp.) chest on a stand, also called a high chest of drawers or a highboy i......

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Under the Hammer - Furniture - Florentine Marquetry Panel

A Florentine 17th-century 'pietre dure' panel depicting a coastal scene was the prize piece ......

 

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