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by GaryFera
Thu Mar 01, 2012 8:04 am
Forum: Q&A Forum
Topic: Round Dovetail Joints
Replies: 9
Views: 9775

I would say that what I saw was a pin and cove joint. And the wood on the drawer sides looked like the Knapp picture sample. The variety of dovetail joints in the peculiar examples from Sonny is amazing. Thank you both for the feedback. I still don't have a good sense if this makes the piece valuabl...
by GaryFera
Wed Feb 29, 2012 4:47 pm
Forum: Q&A Forum
Topic: Round Dovetail Joints
Replies: 9
Views: 9775

Round Dovetail Joints

I discovered (but have not yet purchased) an old (antique) desk that had a few peculiar features. Firstly, it appeared to be made of plywood (based on looking inside the drawers - not sure when plywood came into existence). Secondly, the drawers were very deep (could not see the whole desk as it was...
by GaryFera
Mon Feb 27, 2012 12:44 pm
Forum: Q&A Forum
Topic: Question on Furniture Style
Replies: 3
Views: 2610

Sonny, thank you for educating me.

Gary
by GaryFera
Mon Feb 27, 2012 8:57 am
Forum: Q&A Forum
Topic: Question on Furniture Style
Replies: 3
Views: 2610

Question on Furniture Style

I am about to refinish the antique dining room table shown in the pictures (link given below). After considerable web searching I was not able to determine if there is a name to this style of table. I found no others which would indicate that perhaps it is a rare style. Does anyone have any insight ...
by GaryFera
Fri Feb 24, 2012 4:04 pm
Forum: Q&A Forum
Topic: Advice on wood type
Replies: 2
Views: 2440

Thank you, Bob. This is quite a learning process for me and I appreciate the help.

Gary
by GaryFera
Thu Feb 23, 2012 11:49 am
Forum: Q&A Forum
Topic: Advice on wood type
Replies: 2
Views: 2440

Advice on wood type

I am refinishing a small antique dresser but do not know what type of wood I am dealing with. I would apprecaite some expert feedback. Both pieces shown in the pictures have been stripped and sanded. The small drawer piece has had some denatured alcohol put on part of it simply to bring out the grai...

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