Simple in some ways, it had to be accurate and smooth.
We excavated the old, conserved the old finish (which had layers of shellac applied — possibly marine varnish), and included a rarely used checkerboard.
Thursday Throwback may be images that I took long ago and never used,
before we had the blog… or items that technically we were not documenting.
It took me awhile to get used to a digital camera and so excuse the bad photos!