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Restoring #3: Frame

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Blog entry by Dominik Matus posted 11-22-2013 11:37 PM 675 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I’m continuing with restoring wih restoing of rococo frame. We are with schoolmate unbonding and removing glued parts because joints are broken. Frame is consisted of 3 layers. I will be difficult work. Also top part is missing so I have to find some similar design. Here are some photos.

-- Cabinetmaker, student of restoration



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lightweightladylefty

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#1 posted 11-24-2013 05:04 AM

Dominik,

What delicate work! That frame will be beautiful when you’re done with it. Is it all wood or are some parts a plaster-like material? Will it be gilded in gold? What patience you must have!

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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Dominik Matus

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#2 posted 11-24-2013 10:17 AM

Thank you. It’s all made of linden. You can see some pieces made of clue, but it’s only a model for carving. Polychromy is gray and gold. :)

-- Cabinetmaker, student of restoration

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