Author Archives: Reinhardt

Chair leg repair

   Vintage chair leg was severely damaged by a dog.  The damaged area was removed with hand tools and then a patch made from old mahogany was scarfed in and secured with hide glue.  Carving followed by tinted shellac makes … Continue reading

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Bee Hive Leg

Great example of Bee Hive leg on this mid 1800’s linen press restored this week.  The interior of the case was damaged as a result of side shear forces when the case was slid on the floor and not picked … Continue reading

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Big Dog, Big Table

George now has his very own table! Walnut slab

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Walnut Table with Cast Iron Legs

This past weekend the finishing touches were put on the walnut slab table for the kitchen.  The tree was purchased from a local sawyer, harvested here in Nashville.  After drying for about 4 years the slab was planned to thickness … Continue reading

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Bathroom Vanity

Bathroom vanity ready for faux finisher.

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Powermatic Vintage Bandsaw

This past Friday  I inherited a vintage Powermatic Bandsaw.  It is missing the emblem that would document the model and serial number, but I believe it is a model 80, and was made in McMinnville TN about 1958. The saw … Continue reading

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FAMILY TREASURE RESTORED!

After years of exposure to sun, oxygen, dust, mice, and daily use this family treasure was in need of a full restoration.  The first photo shows the cabinet just prior to removal of the original finish.  The finish was so … Continue reading

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Mouse in the HOUSE!

Tell tale sign of a mouse (or one of God’s small creatures) worked very hard to get into this drawer.  Just wondering if it was taking up residence, or after a tasty treat? The bottom of the drawer sides were … Continue reading

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There are no short cuts!

Received a call yesterday to install crown and base trim.  The homeowner made the original contractor tear out his installation because the quality of their work was unacceptable. Friend of mine sent me a text today with this photo attached. … Continue reading

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Sacred Box: Mahogany communion box for St. Paul’s Franklin TN

sa·cred ˈsākrəd/ adjective adjective: sacred connected with God (or the gods) or dedicated to a religious purpose and so deserving veneration.

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