Armchair Restoration – Fractured tenon
Sometimes a tenon is broken perpendicularly to the wood fibers, this is what we call a fracture. There is tremendous pressure on chairs joinery. Therefore, for those joints to uphold that kind of strain, it needs structure. Common mistakes would be to drive nails or screws to fasten the parts together creating underlying conditions for […]Read More
Treasure Boxes I, II & III.
Here is our latest video presentation on our acclaimed Treasure Box series project. This marquetry pieces are re-creations by master artisans Patrice Lejeune and W. Patrick Edwards. Through the use of the finest material in the pure french tradition they created award winning Stunning veneer work. TREASURE BOX I The inspiraton for Treasure Box I […]Read More
Treasure Box I
End of 2011 Patrick Edwards and myself found a box sold at Christie’s for €15,000. We really liked the layout of the marquetry even if in detail the marquetry was average. We decided almost immediately to start on in as a spec job. We kept the overall layout but focused on drawing it at the […]Read More