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Queen Anne Candle Stand

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Queen Anne Candle Stand


I made this Queen Anne Candle stand at Gene Landon's class at Olde Mill this summer (2004). It is based on a candle stand at Winterthur

Primary materials: Walnut

Secondary materials: White pine drawer sides and bottom. White oak drawer bottom pegs

Finish: Orange shellac. Glazed with burnt umber and oil, then waxed.

When I first glued the mid-turning to the lower turning, it ended up at a visible angle, causing the drawer unit to hang at an angle. I used a heat gun and water to loosen the joint, and reglued it (paying attention to the straightness). Thanks for the advice I received from the SAPFM Forum!

The drawer front is made from the same crotch piece as the banjo, as is the drawer pull.

Olde Mill supplied beautiful blacksmithed hardware and nails. The upper bracket's nails are clinched. There is also a blacksmithed spider supporting the sliding dovetail leg loiints.

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