Old English walnut and lacquer furniture the present-day condition and value and the methodsof the furniture-faker in producing spurious pieces. by Robert Wemyss Symonds

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The present-day condition and value and the methods of the furniture-faker in producing spurious pieces &c. Herbert Jenkins, London, []. English furniture from Charles II to George II. A full account of the design, material and quality of workmanship of walnut and mahogany furniture of this.

this book is awful. A complete rip off. I wouldn`t recommend it to anyone. I bought it as a gift for my husband who is a cabinet maker. The quality is terrible. It`s printed on really cheap paper, & the photos are not clear at all.

Also it is a word for word copy of a book called `Old English Walnut and Lacquer Furniture`Total rip s: 1. Author of English furniture from Charles II to George II, Masterpieces of English furniture and clocks, Victorian furniture, A book of English clocks, Thomas Tompion, his life & work, Antique furniture of the walnut period, A history of English clocks, Veneered walnut furniture.

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Griffiths, ; Masterpieces of English Furniture and Clocks, ; and Furniture Making in Seventeenth. I AGREE % with Jackie.

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Steel wool will dull any finish. Jeff, IME, shellac works fine over a BLO/Tung oil finish. One thing to note (if you don't already know this) is that pure/polymerised Tung oil and BLO take about 30 days +/- to cure (the polymerised Tung oil is generally a bit faster).

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The Lowdown: Oil-varnish blends are an extremely popular wood finish. They combine the ease-of-application of rub-in oils, but are fortified with resins to give them a bit more durability.

Various other additives may be found as well, such as dyes/pigments, driers, or UV inhibitors. Depending on the composition of the blend, it may be more able.

So great was the vogue about for this new style of ornamentation that amateurs tried their hand at the art. Symonds in his book "The Present State of Old English Furniture," speaks of a book published as early as for the guidance of the amateur decorator who made up his own lacquers and tried to imitate as best he could the.

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A simple method is to wipe on the finish. There are even wipe on polyurethane finishes for optimal protection. Put the finish on with a soft cloth, keeping it wet until it doesn’t seem to want to absorb any more finish.

Next, wipe it dry. Wait 24 hours, give the piece a light sanding with sandpaper and apply the 80%().

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