Dating antique french furniture

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It fits in well with the modern eclectic look, highlighting the decorative features and enhancing the craftsmanship of the period. We offer a range of antique French furniture in natural wood finishes - usually walnut, cherry, oak and mahogany.

The joint is then nailed either through the front or through the side.

This type of joint is fairly easy to make, requiring no sophisticated tools and is still seen in typical “high school shop” type projects and in lesser quality commercial goods, especially when non-wood compositions are used in drawer construction. One, nails of the 17th century were rare and precious, being individually hand made and two, the joint wasn’t very strong.

Toward the end of the 17th century, the Dutch created the concept of the interlocking “dovetail” joint.

The beds are then painted (or powder-coated for a durable finish if required).

We are pleased to offer a wide range of quality branded mattresses at competitive prices.

It fits in well with the modern eclectic look, highlighting the decorative features and enhancing the craftsmanship of the period. All have that French flair for decoration and craftsmanship.

They are restored to a very high standard including returning the beds back to the metal.

Early dovetail construction sometimes featured only one pin and it was often nailed in place.

Early Colonial ( 18th century) dovetail joints featured three or four stubby dovetails and they were glued, not nailed.

The notion of a self contained drawer unit is “new news” from late in the century.

A drawer is a fairly difficult thing to build when you get right down to it.

We only supply authentic used items, vintage or antiques sourced in France, the majority dating from around 100 years or more ago and we do offer an opportunity to purchase items in their original unrestored and unpainted condition. We endeavour to deliver the more delicate and larger pieces ourselves. We work hard to provide high quality customer service.