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)