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French Walnut Country Buffet, 2, Excavation

FRENCH WALNUT COUNTY BUFFET Follow along with our interim report for our client’s French Walnut Country Buffet: Previously, we began with Assessment… Our “before” images are our reference documents! EXCAVATION We removed the doors, and then the top of the … Continue reading

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French Walnut Country Buffet, 1, Assessment

FRENCH WALNUT COUNTY BUFFET Our client’s French Walnut Country Buffet was created in the mid to late 17th century. The finish, likely original, has not been tampered with any modern finish materials… It has a lovely patina that we will … Continue reading

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Louis XIV Chest, 2, Pest Infestations

The chest of drawers is a seventeenth century French Louis XIV, shown above after treatment in its full glory. We continue from the previous post on the Louis XIV Chest, 1, Woodworking. This post covers samples of treatment for pest infestation. … Continue reading

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Louis XIV Chest, 1, Woodworking

The chest of drawers is a seventeenth century French Louis XIV, shown above after treatment in its full glory. The drawers are wide and deep, and one can imagine a wealthy woman having a lovely chest to place long full … Continue reading

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E is for Escutcheon: A-to-Z Challenge

escutcheon |iˈskəCHən| noun a shield or emblem bearing a coat of arms. (also escutcheon plate) a flat piece of metal for protection and often ornamentation, around a keyhole, door handle, or light switch. Keyhole escutcheons were generally on both sides … Continue reading

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