Victorian Dining Table with Two leaves and a Single Sliding Pedestal

Complete restoration from top to bottom with a little carving for good measure.
 
This is how we return a table which lived in a beach house with no HVAC for the last couple of decades to
its former glory.


 
 

View 1
In this view we see paws missing and a wall paper like cloth covering with a scene of sail boats.






 

   
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  View 2
Here we see the two leaves with the top and a close up of the lovely sail boats.





 

   
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  View 3
We had four unglued paws, one of which was missing altogether.





 

   
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  View 4
We re-glued 3 of the paws.  The fourth paw we  blocked in and started carving.










 
   
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  View 5
Here is a front view of the paw carved and some touchup carving on the left side of the paw.








 

   
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  View 6
Here is a side view of the same paw.






 

   
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View 7
Here is our luscious little paw nicely finished.






 

   
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  View 8
This is another paw in need of a little carving to smooth things out.







 
   
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  View 9
This is another paw in need of a bit of TLC.







 
   
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  View 10
This is the last paw well on its way to feline health.







 
   
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  View 11
This is the under side of the table taped off and numbered for removal and re-joining of the top.






 
   
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View 12
In this view we have biscuit joined both halves of each top and clamped them.





 

   
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View 13
This view shows the top in parts but completely repaired and ready for re-assembly.





 

   
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  View 14
This view shows the one half of the sliding pedestal platform top being prepared for re-joining.
 




 
   
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  View 15
This view shows the other half of the sliding pedestal platform in the re-joining process.






 
   
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  View 16
These next three views are of different angles of the finished table.






 
   
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  View 17
This view is from a top angle.  The top is glazed and color is embedded in the finish to give extra depth.






 
   
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  View 18
This is the table with its two leaves.  The client is ecstatic!






 

   
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