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I have a mahogany bureau that appears to have inlay ( and
I have a mahogany bureau that appears to have inlay (ebony and satinwood it looks like), a good bit of crackling of varnish and is spadefooted. (I think?) Pulls appear to be quite old but have KBC imp… read more
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S. only Robert, This Secretary Desk is from my grandparent's
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Hi Robert, Piece no. 2 - I purchased this piece at an auction. This is the piece that started the entire remodel of my house. Well at the auction I saw this piece and just about fell out. The lines an… read more
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I have an old buffet that is made with quarter saw oak, with
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I am trying to get a date dresser. It is hand sawn walnut
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I have a Queen Anne hall table, purchased by my grandmother
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