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Antique furniture to other woods

While oak, walnut, mahogany and satinwood are recognized by most people, and a or more of them be present at the home of almost all, there are a number of other woods used by cabinet makers in the past that are not so easily identified. To describe in words what can be named in a positive way is not possible, but a general indication of its appearance and uses that can be useful.

Amboyna. A West Indian wood, with a distinctive mill, looking as closely curled hair on the surface of light brown. Was used as a veneer.

Cedro. The harder varieties of this wood, known as red cedar were used for the walls of the drawers in some better quality Eighteenth and nineteenth century furniture. Not to be confused with open cancellous cedar grain used for making cigar-boxes, similar to share the same pleasant smell.

bone. A black wood grain very close and heavy in weight, which was popular for veneering the late seventeenth century. Later, it was used on a dial and especially for the dark lines in the layout.

Elm. Something similar in appearance to oak, this wood was used during the seventeenth century and later. It is as hard as oak, but tends to warp with age and is susceptible to woodworm. Harewood. Sycamore veneer, stained a gray color, was called in Harewood eighteenth century. It has nice wavy marks, and was popular both as a veneer or for use in inlaying.

Lignum vitae. A hard, heavy West Indian wood, a dark brown color with black markings. It was sometimes used as a coating, but it was mainly plates and cups, and pieces similar. Maple. The American 'Bird's Eye Maple "has small marks on the whole surface yellow-brown, and was very popular during the nineteenth century. We used especially for coating picture frames, but is also found in furniture.
Rosewood. The wood of the East Indies with a grain closely and dis ¬ vo blackish lines on a brown background. Although that was in use during the eighteenth century, became very popular during the nineteenth century, as well as veneer and solid when it was imported also from Brazil. The wood is heavy, and chairs made from it are often found to have been broken by its own weight when carried.

Tejo. The family tree of cemeteries English makes a forest of a medium brown color sometimes used in the solid and also for veneers. Furniture of any type is requested, and when it is often expensive.

Papier mache. This material, an imitation of wood, was made in England in the second half of the century XVIII. The most common method of what was to stick together layers of paper and leave to dry, either flat or in molds. The paper is rubbed until smooth and then painted and decorated several times, each layer of paint was baked gently in an oven to harden the layer and produce the final gloss. Trays and boxes of tea were among the first articles of paper mache, but during the nineteenth century, small tables,

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