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Victorian plant stand

From early history until 1879 the candle was a major source of lighting. Many forms of stand and holder were created for use with candles. Many small 18th century examples exist. At some point, possibly with the introduction of gas … Continue reading

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The Gun Stocker’s Trick

I’m not positive where this trick really came from, I didn’t invent it , I got it out of a book on carving and fitting rifle stocks. I’m sure other trades must have used similar techniques for ever in the … Continue reading

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Spindle Repairs

When repairing furniture whether old or new one of the most common fixes  necessary is to either repair or replace one or more spindles. In many cases it’s easier to just replace the parts with new. But in some cases … Continue reading

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