Author Topic: Sliding dovetails  (Read 8971 times)

Jeff L Headley

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Re: Sliding dovetails
« Reply #30 on: January 22, 2015, 07:00:25 PM »
This table, as with 97 percent of all period furniture our attention should be towards internal construction, is an engineering feat of it's own. It only has four remaining leaves today.
Very little of the repairs needed any added pieces. The arched supports had double tennons and a few splinters were missing between the mortises. I do love puzzles. The base had already seen significant veneer restoration. It was sad to see but was gratifying to be part of the restoration of my past. I hope that time respects my restoration.