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My Early 1900 Oak Buffett - mission oak ?

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Furniture4099 of 6670Early 1900 Oak Washstand - mission oakWOOD CHAIR WITH PLATE UNDERNEATH
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Posted 3 years ago


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This oak buffet belonged to my grandmother and may have belonged to her mother, not sure. I know it is early 1900's at least. After she passed the buffet went to my brother and years later he gave it to me. I refinished it myself back to the original as much as possible. I had to have help putting the inside foundation back together since the old glue had finally given up. An 80 + year old man helped me with that part. It is in much better shape now than then. I polished the darkened brass teardrop hardware.


  1. epson233 epson233, 3 years ago
    great job debbie -- what did you use for the finish -- nice patina
  2. debbiepike54 debbiepike54, 3 years ago
    Epson...Thank you so much. I believe I used a satin polyurethane varnish. The stain and finish was the easy part after most of the old glue had fallen apart and I like to have never found someone that could put it back together...the inside drawer guides and the drawers themselves were in a heap on my front porch.
  3. debbiepike54 debbiepike54, 3 years ago
    However, that is the most durable hard oak I have in this house...solid and heavy.
  4. Deanteaks Deanteaks, 3 years ago
    very nice buffet, I like the rooster you have on the top left :)
  5. Deanteaks Deanteaks, 3 years ago
    I just posted my chickens :) how about a closeup of yours and the reverse, any marks on yours? thank you for showing, deanteaks
  6. debbiepike54 debbiepike54, 3 years ago
    Thank you for the compliments on the buffet. Oh, that rooster is new from Hobby Lobby. Not an antique, something I love!
  7. debbiepike54 debbiepike54, 3 years ago
    Some of the glassware on the buffet is antique however.
  8. debbiepike54 debbiepike54, 2 years ago
    Thanks Eisenbach, it very well may not be mission oak. I wish I could find out as it has been in our family at least a century. I think I should replace the mirror.

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