Writing Desk Repair 2

Tools

The Quimper Hitty human discovered a very small and lovely old writing desk in an antique store. After replacing the hinge screws, the next stage of the repair was to replace the missing pieces of moulding.

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Mark

This involved measuring the original pieces…

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Saw

…cutting…

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whittle

…shaping with knife…

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Gouge

…and gouge.

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clamp

The moulding was clamped…

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Match

…and wood-stain colours mixed.

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Tansy

We applied the stain with cotton swabs…

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Dry

…then allowed the pieces to dry.

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We have to be patient…there is lots of waiting in this project…next we will apply the glue!

 

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4 thoughts on “Writing Desk Repair 2

  1. This writing desk will be brought back to its original beauty at the hands of your expertise. It is so interesting to see how you manage this.

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