Restorations from Portugal

| January 5, 2010

These 18th and 19th century furniture pieces are restored by Pedro Rodrigues da Costa from Sintra, Portugal. Unfortunately, I could not find more information about this master on the internet. The only work he has represented, what I found on the internet, are on  lumberjocks.com and photobucket.com Portuguese miniature desk before and after 19 century […]

Miniature Tool Chest from Kansas City

| December 23, 2009

This miniature tool chest is 1/12th scale reproduction of the Hewlett chest, a “gentleman’s chest” made in England in 1773. This miniature masterpiece is made by William R. Robertson from Kansas City, United States. All the tools are functional, from the hand-engraved boxwood folding rule with its five-leaf hinge (what was recording to Robinson  the […]

Antique tool chest from Massachusetts

| October 18, 2009

This tool chest are made by Henry O. Studley (1838-1925) who was an organ and piano maker, carpenter, and stonemason in Quincy , Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. When closed and hanging on a wall it takes up an area of approximately 99cm X 51cm X 23cm and it contains 300-plus tools. Sources:  www.finewoodworking.com ,  […]

Marquetry from San Diego, California

| October 12, 2009

Those two tables are made in American School of French Marquetry by W Patrick Edwards and they are re-creations of  the “family table” that belonged to Louise-Marie, the eldest daughter of King Louis-Phillippe of France. The original was probably made by Alexandre Bellange and exhibited at the Products of  Industry Exhibition held in Paris in […]

Reproduced furniture from Russia

| September 12, 2009

This extraordinary furniture is made in samples of André-Charles Boulle (11 November 1642 – 28 February 1732) by young Russian master Oleg Cherkasov , born 1974 in the city of Luhansk.