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19th Century American Fold Top Card Table

How we take a badly repaired leg and restore it to the point of
non-detection to the naked eye.

 
 

View 1
This image shows a nicely fractured and splintered  turned leg.




 

 
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  View 2
Could this be prison restoration?  It looks as if the piece of clothe used to help fill the joint is torn from the sleeve of a prisoner!


   
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  View 3
This is the joint exposed to its splintery best.
 



 
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  View 4
Here we are on the lathe turning the ringed top of the leg including the dowel to insert into the rest of the existing leg.



 
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  View 5
Here we have cut out the back quarter of the ringed top and show it in place with the leg being inserted into the turned dowel.
 
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  View 6
Was it this leg that we restored?
 


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  View 7
Or was it the other leg that we restored?
 


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