Monthly Archives: August 2013

restoration of a Lancashire spindleback

The restoration of a Lancashire spindleback¬†chair (Circa1740-1840) . These chairs can be attributed to different area’s of northern England depending on the number of spindles¬†their arrangement and size. Due to the thin spindles of this chair it is thought to … Continue reading


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Restoration of a Davenport or writing desk

Complete restoration of a Davenport or writing desk circa 1860’s.Restoration involved putting down lifting veneers, replacement of missing pieces of veneers.The colour of the the top of the desk had been badly bleached by the sun and was restained with … Continue reading

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Chair Assembly

The back and the front of the chair are assembled separately. Pearl glue is used instead of modern adhesives (this is the type of glue that will have been used originally ) And then the front and back of the … Continue reading

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