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Repairing Cracks and Splits [wood filler]

On occasion one comes across a split or crack that for one reason or another cannot be closed with pressure from clamping. It is important to determine the cause of the split and fix that problem first. In many cases … Continue reading

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Federal Style Table [ broken apron ]

The Federal period in the US was from 1780 to 1820, “It Combined the neoclassic furniture style characteristics of Hepplewhite and Sheraton. It is characterized by graceful straight lines, light construction, tapered legs, and the use of inlay, and contrasting … Continue reading

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Eastlake Side Chair [ broken seat rail ]

This is a circa 1880 walnut side chair with a cane seat, it has been refinished at some time in the past. The front seat rail has a break that runs through the leg mortise. The rest of the chair … Continue reading

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