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Restored Pembroke drop-leaf Table

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Project by Joedcatman posted 1710 days ago 1286 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a mid-1900’s Pembroke table. It has a leather top. My shop cat had to get in the picture. It was really rough when I got it from my neighbor. Shellaced top with multiple water stains and dings. I used lots of TLC and denatured alcohol to remove all the old shellac, clean everything and re-shellac then wax the top. The base wood is mahogany with lighter veneer strips. The wood all got a double drink of boiled linseed oil then paste wax. The drawer sides and bottom are oak, dovetailed all around.

The white spots in the 5th and 6th pictures aren’t in the leather and I don’t know why they showed up on the pic.

The only mark on the table is a branded 7602 on the underside of the drawer. Does anyone know what company may have produced this piece?

Before anyone asks, no, I don’t do this for a living. But I might do it again if the price was right.

-- JoeR Nothing that I could make will ever be perfect but I'll use it anyway.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1710 days ago

No help Joe, nice table though.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#2 posted 1710 days ago

Nice job. The white spots are a reflections form your flash or light source and probably a speck of dust on your lens. Shooting at an angle can eliminate the big one.

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Dez

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#3 posted 1710 days ago

Too bad they didn’t add a company name when they branded the number on it. Nice job.

-- Folly ever comes cloaked in opportunity!

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