Tag Archives: William and Mary

Federal Work Table II [ dovetails and building drawers ]

In the first ”Work Table” post I built the carcass, top and legs of the piece. In this post I will show how I built drawers and talk about what I forgot to put in the first post. In the … Continue reading

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Bad Week and a Tea table

This has been a really lousy week. First last Saturday [ 8 days ago] I was sawing a part for an antique German clock out of a brass sheet with a jewelers saw when the blade broke and went through … Continue reading

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Finishing the Chest with Drawers

This piece is not a reproduction of any particular existing piece of furniture. Instead it is done in the style of an early 18th century, American, William and Mary form. The finishing processes used are not intended to fool any … Continue reading

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