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February 14, 2014

It is not clear when the first Windsor Chairs were made. It is known that, as early as the 16th century, wheelwrights started coping out chair spindles in the same way they made wheelspokes.The design was probably a development of West Country, Welsh and Irish 'stick-b...

October 15, 2013

So hello, and welcome to the St James Restoration blog. Here I hope to give some interesting insights into some of the restoration and repair projects both past and present that come my way.

 

I also hope to give some insights and general guides into furniture, repairs,...

October 9, 2013

So let us suppose you want something repaired and restored, let's say for arguments sake , Great Aunt Maud's Davenport desk.

 

Let's say that G.A.M. travelled the world taking it with her and as a consequence it has suffered damage to the finish, its veneer, and the desk...

October 5, 2013

Ok, so you might have noticed that this image appears on the gallery page. Here I can go into a little more detail on what happened to the chair and what it took to restore it.  This armchair had been involved in a flood which had resulted in quite severe damage to the...

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So hello, and welcome to the St James Restoration blog. Here I hope to give some interesting insights into some of the restoration and repair projects...

WELCOME TO THE ST JAMES RESTORATION BLOG.

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