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January 2014: Witch Bottle | Fishy | Chair-Table

September 2013: Sparrow Hawk | Do You Really Mean a Court Cupboard? | More Half-Eights | Linenfold Settles

July 2013: A Linenfold Settle | Baby Boy | A Double Transitional Desk

May 2013: Carved Boxes: Old and New England | Who Is the Fairest of Them All? | Half-Eight Revisited

February 2013: Off with his Head | Cheshire Carving | What's New

March 2012:Mysterious Holes | Marquetry or Veneer? | A Gateleg with a Difference | Extraordinary Windsors

January 2012: A Peacock (?) Fit for a King | Squat Bottle+ | Pick of Our Picks

November 2011: Russia Leather | Boyes and Not-In-My-House | Adam's Apple

September 2011: Return Home | Getting It Upstairs | First Couple

March 2011: Trapezoidal Boxes | A Collector Shares | Flowers for Thomas Dennis

January 2011: Shedding Some Light | Devonshire Three | Pick of Our Picks

November 2010: Mystery Stand | A Couple of Cutlery Curiosities | Pick of Our Picks

May 2010: Pole Dancing | Glasses to Look In | What Was It Before It Was Modern Art?

April 2010: Pick of Our Picks | Backstool or Chair? | Folding and Standing | You Read It Here

January 2010: Triangular Box | Good Queen Bess | From an Old-Fashioned Auction

October 2009: Riving | Why We Don't Buy at Christies | Pick of Our Picks

July 2009: Barrels of Books | Roll Out the Barrel | Pick of Our Picks

May 2009: We're Opening a Shop! | Children's Furniture | Dated Boxes II

March 2009: Enclosed Chests of Drawers | Farmer's Wainscot | Dated Boxes

December 2008: Overmantel | Mince Pie

September 2008: Compact Mirrors | "Exorbitancy of the Tongue" | Half-Eight | Scroll-Foot Gateleg Table

June 2008: Coincidences | Three Hybrid Chairs | Sarah's Personal Box

February 2008: Carved in Stone and Wood | A New Perspective | Yew Wood (Wouldn't You?) |

November 2007: Pick of Our Picks | Mechanic Ripples | What on Earth's a Dutchman? | Trend

September 2007: More Speculative Carving | What We Didn't Buy at Christies | Celebrating Needlework | See Saw

Summer 2007: Who's for Coffee | Quiet, Intimate Tables | A Woman of Choice | Of Swords and Forks |

Spring 2007: Manorial Furniture | The Auction | The Treasure in the Trash | Adapted Furniture | Made-Up Furniture | "Revival" Furniture

Winter 2007: The First Joiner | The Swansong of the Carver | Does Anyone Here Speak Latten?

Fall 2006: A Little Gem | How Thomas Dennis Made A Mortise-and-Tenon, or More Than You Ever Wanted to Know about a Joint | Cane Chairs | Tudor Mince Pie

Summer 2006: Thoroughly Modern Kate: A Literate Woman | Ink-Decorated Chest of Drawers | Mobility

Spring 2006: Pick of Our Picks: Small Is Beautiful | A Reading Piew | Lured by Fakes | Notes on the Trade in England

Winter 2006: Pick of Our Picks | The Saw-Horse Conundrum | The Communion Tables of Myddle | The Color of Oak and Walnut

Fall 2005: Hearth Chairs | Sotheby's London: “The Age of Oak and Walnut” | Indulgence |

Summer 2005: Summer Salad | Oak Sturdy, Mahogany Weak | The Adler Sale | Dole Cupboard or Almery | Pick of Our Picks

Spring 2005: A Tale of Four Wainscots | Speculative Carving | Shovel Board