It is difficult to know when the intricately carved wood jewelry or trinket box made its first appearance, that is definitely a difficult history to trace. Treen (literally “of a tree”) is a generic name for small handmade functional household objects made of silver, pewter, and ceramics and wood. Treen is distinct from furniture, such … Read more Ageless Trinket Box
Are you looking at how to hang wood tapestry rods for an easy and elegant display of your wall tapestries? Tapestry rods include designs such as Feather Antique, Fleur de Lis Antique, Antique Square, Arrow, and Fleur Finial to suit a range of styles, and to enable easy hanging of your tapestries. The tapestry rods … Read more Wood Tapestry Rods
Woods are usually graded under two headings — Hard or Soft A third class known as ‘the medium’ can more accurately classify other general timbers. This group of timbers includes a wide variety. This may include some pine samples that are fast and intractable. Some plain boards are suitable for framework and built-in fittings. Hard … Read more Wood Characteristics
Antique Cabinets Abound. Dutch and Oriental influences abounded in the late 17th and early 18th centuries in antique Cabinetmaking in Europe and England. We must look at the William and Mary and Queen Anne periods (1689-1702 and 1702-1714). This is when the Continental styles which had accompanied Charles II across the Channel were first absorbed … Read more Antique Cabinet Making From 17th Century
Recently, I had the pleasure of watching local Menshed woodworkers create handcrafted wooden model cars and trucks. The expertise and patience it takes to create such projects is astonishing . Each piece has to be cut perfectly to fit perfectly into each other. Very tricky wood crafting skills indeed. Before we discussed the skill and … Read more Auto Art – Crafted Wooden Cars & Truck Models.