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Restoring Rush Seat Chairs

Several times a year I get to put aside my usual work, making wooden wheels and work on antique chairs. Most of the time this involves reupholstery but occasionally I get to replace a rush seat, something I particularly enjoy. … Continue reading

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Restoring a Traditional Market Cart

Recently I had the opportunity to restore an original Tappy Market Cart. Historically Market Traders rent their stalls for the day from a local firm, usually a local family who had the rights to supply stalls for that market. The … Continue reading

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I always wanted to be a doctor!

  20 years ago I┬ástarted buying wrecked chairs at country auctions, and attempting to do them up, fully intending to then to put them back into auction, and undoubtedly make a fortune, ┬ábut they became family favourites. We still have … Continue reading

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