I will teach a class in my shop Sat. Nov. 5 starting at 9 am on how to make blind dovetail ogee bracket feet. The class size will be limited to 6. Prerequisite for the class is students must know how to hand dovetail. Tools students need to bring are a back saw , set of bench chisels, mallet, ear plugs, and safety glasses. Bring a lunch. I will provide drinks. The class will go into the afternoon. Everyone will make a blind dovetail ogee bracket foot to take with them.
The fee for the class is $100.00 payable the morning of the class. To sign up for the class call 423-743-5643 or email email@example.com . If you need directions contact me.
After 38 years I know how to make a new piece of walnut match the color of 200 year old wood. Bail pulls and escutcheons are from Ball and Ball. The finish is brushed shellac. The finish was rubbed out and waxed.
I believe this desk is from Pennsylvania, 1790-1810, because of the secondary woods that were used. The desk is 44 1/4″H, 39 3/4″ W, 22″ D. The price is $2,800.00.