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Projects

  • Two Cocus Cabinets

    A fascinating restoration project and research into the origins of English veneered cabinetwork.
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  • Marquetry chest on stand circa 1690

    Used period materials in restoration.
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  • William and Mary walnut escritoire circa 1690

    Total restoration and new bun feet.
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  • Cocuswood cabinet on stand circa 1660

    Total restoration and conservation.
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  • William IV rose wood breakfast table

    From Ditchley Park, Oxfordshire.
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  • George II walnut veneered longcase clock circa 1730

    Total restoration and conservation.
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  • Burr elm cabinet on stand from late 17th century

    New stand made to match cabinet.
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  • Late 17th century kingwood bracket clock

    Movement and case totally retored.
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Burr elm cabinet on stand late 17th century

A new stand was made to match the cabinet using period pine and oak which was then veneered in "saw cut" burr elm veneer. The legs were first turned and then hand carved out of solid elm. [click on images to enlarge]

Burr elm cabinet on stand late 17th century
 
Burr elm cabinet on stand late 17th century
 
Burr elm cabinet on stand late 17th century