|Project by Stephen M. Skillins||posted 01-22-2012 06:44 AM||1333 views||0 times favorited||3 comments|
Inspired by John and Thomas Seymour circa: 1790-1830 of Boston MA. Solid Cherry. Purpleheart accents. Secondary wood is Poplar. Mortise and tenon joinery. Turned legs. Purpleheart cross-banding on table and mirror. Purpleheart edge-banding on mirror and drawers. Mirror swivels and locks at any angle and can be removed for transport (screwed stub tenons). 2 Locking drawers that were dovetailed by hand. Mirror supports each have flame finials that were turned and then hand carved. Gold plaque inlayed on mirror with custom name engraving. Solid brass hardware. Finish is boiled linseed oil, shellac, and wax.
-- Steve Skillins, Danvers MA