The Eighteenth Century Cabinet Making

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18th century Woodworking Tools and Cabinet Making

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Love this antique travelling apothecary chest! Totally going to build one of these to put crafty stuff in...

Mahogany medicine chest, England, 1801-1900

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Sawmill operation -- a link to a very helpful forum

old sawmill question

When you take a whipsaw and mechanize it, what's it called? http://www.dphotographer.co.uk/users/6568/thm1024/pitsaw.jpg

.English marquetry or ‘Boulle’ saw, early 19th cent

English Marquetry or Boulle saw (7)

6.English marquetry or ‘Boulle’ saw, early 19th cent

This is a typical situation with a "skottbenk" used with at "skottokse" (the handplane) for shooting the edgde of a long board. Photo: Roald Renmælmo

Jointing bench or shooting bench as English translation of skottbenk?

As a blogger I want to know my readers and get some feedback from them. Our readers have mostly been norwegian, swedish and danish as they understand the Norwegian language. The last few days there…

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Plimoth Plantation - 17th-Century English Village

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Carving wood at the Cabinetmaker's, Williamsburg, VA, Photo by Tom Green

Hands at work: carving wood at the Cabinetmaker's | Colonial Williamsburg Photography

Hands at work: carving wood at the Cabinetmaker's, Colonial Williamsburg. Photo by Tom Green

DIY Apothecary Box from IKEA hacked Moppe drawer box. I must make this!! Beautiful!

DIY Apothecary Box

Today we’re moving from one extended stay lodging place to another. Regardless, I thought I’d put up a brief DIY of a project I did this summer. It was before I considered blogging, so apologies fo…

The Tailors at Colonial Williamsburg. Photo by David M. Doody

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The Tailors at Colonial Williamsburg. Photo by David M. Doody

awesome dovetail saw

miniature bow saw

This is a walnut bow saw. The idea was that it should include a handle that sticks out such that using it would be a bit like using a japanese hand saw. It is possible to use it by holding both hands on the handle. It has a deep blade because I use it for cutting very fine dovetails. It works very well.

Shoemaker's shop with a water filled globe lighting device.

Shoemaker

Colonial Williamsburg - Experience life in the 18th century at America's largest outdoor history museum

antique lathe

Large antique treadle lathe and scroll saw

Cabinet Maker's Shop in Winter snow. Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area, Williamsburg, Virginia. Photo by David M. Doody

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Cabinet Maker's Shop in Winter snow. Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area, Williamsburg, Virginia. Photo by David M. Doody

Cabinet Maker's Shop in Winter snow. Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area, Williamsburg, Virginia. Photo by David M. Doody

D2010-DMD-0131-1249.CR2 | Colonial Williamsburg Photography

Cabinet Maker's Shop in Winter snow. Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area, Williamsburg, Virginia. Photo by David M. Doody

Apothecary Box

Apothecary Box

Georgian Mahogany Apothecary Cabinet standing on bracket feet with bras swing carrying handle to the top, its fully fitted with medicine bottles, scales, weights and pestle& mortar. The front of the cabinet has an engraved plaque that reads: 'Keating & Murley, chemists & druggists, 79 St.Pauls church yard, London. This cabinet contains 19 glass bottles. Some of the bottle labels read: 'PERFUMED HAIR OIL. J. S. KING, grocer, &c, WRANGLE.' 'SALT OF LEMONS poisonous-not to be taken. Perrott's…