Monthly Archives: October 2013

Process of repairing the oak substrate

The leaf is made up of two central boards and two strips of oak edging these at either end. The central boards have separated and lost dimension due to shrinkage and a previous poor repair.The edges are rejointed with use … Continue reading

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Dismantling : Pembroke Table stage 1

To begin the table top is unscrewed from the base frame and the three leaves separated.The veneer needs to be removed from the central leaf,in order to repair the underlying damaged substrate.The central fan decoration must be held securely together … Continue reading

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