This is a copy I made of a miniature William lV Breakfast Table that came through the workshop. The top being Mahogany veneered and inlaid with an eight point marquetry star in ebony and satinwood. It has an octagonal tapered column on a platform base, terminating in bun feet.
Height: 5.3” (13.5cm) | Diameter: 7” (17.8cm)
The table top in a tilted position.
I have used a thimble to give an idea of actual size
The top is veneered in Mahogany
Inlaid with an eight point marquetry star in ebony and satinwood
On a platform base, terminating in bun feet with an octagonal tapered column.
I have always loved working with wood and in-between restoring antiques, inspired by the furniture I have worked on, I have made a few miniature pieces of furniture. These pieces have been earmarked by my children and with grandchildren coming along I think I need to produce some more.
Mahogany Chest of Drawers C1790-1800
Based on a late Georgian bow front chest of drawers all the details were copied exactly. The Pine carcass is mahogany veneered and the top has a cross grained moulded edge. The backboards are of pine and the drawer linings and bottoms are made of oak.The dovetails on the oak linings were cut with a scalpel and the front edge of the drawers were cock beaded in mahogany. The interior has dust boards and drawer stops.
Height 7”(17.8cm) Width 8” (20cm) Depth 3.7” (9.4cm)
I have used a thimble to give an idea of actual size.
Pine backboards, oak drawer linings and bottoms.
The dovetails on the oak linings were cut with a scalpel.
The front edge of the drawers are cock beaded in mahogany and the bottom has swept French feet.
The bottom is blocked in the traditional manner.