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Unusual  Tin Work - Furniturein Furniture
Rare Martin Maier - Furniturein Furniture
Before and after Painted Louis Vuitton - Furniturein Furniture
MATCHING  PAIR - Furniturein Furniture
Early 1900's  All  Solid Brass Hardware Trunk - Furniturein Furniture
C.A. Taylor Antique Flat Top Trunk - Furniturein Furniture
Rare Flat top travel trunk - Furniturein Furniture
LV Restoration - Furniturein Furniture
First LV restoration - Furniturein Furniture
Martin Maier Flat Top - Furniturein Furniture


  1. Thanks!!! I'll try that with my next trunk
  2. Thank you Elisabethan
  3. Well Thank You ,and your Welcome!! Ben
  4. WOW!!! Very nice,love the embellishments Color scheme works very well, impressive looking trunk Love the brass
  5. Thank you Im4anythingOld
  6. Thanks Drill Great photo!!
  7. Very Cool Picture Drill!!!
  8. the only grooved slats are the horizontal on the top ,front and back
  9. Thanks Mike78
  10. Thanks Drill for the patents
  11. Thanks Greendog Go to Jims site,completed trunks 7th trunk down ,traded the romadka for a very nice Martin Maier that I have not gotten to yet
  12. Your Welcome Drill,and thanks for the link
  13. Thank you trunkman If the paint is old enough it comes off relatively easy with the right technique. But its still a ton of work.
  14. Nice find Greendog!!! You don't find these that often Looks to be in pretty good shape
  15. Challenging, Isn't Brian, but fun when it all comes together. Welcome to the club, Excellent!!!!!
  16. Very nice job Briain!!! I really think your getting the hang of this (: Keep up the good work Ben
  17. Did you understand all of that Brian? I know I didn't (: Well maybe some of it
  18. Very nice job Brian, well worth the effort
  19. thanks Mike78
  20. Nice find Greendog, I'm thinking about moving out your way,It seems all the good trunks are in your neighborhood. I have one with the X design all around as well,but is covered in metal.
  21. Nice find Greendog! Do the two middle hinges on the back act as a lid stay? I see they look different than the outside ones.
  22. Great find!! Love the lock ,and with a key! Looks like its brass as well.
  23. Cool find Kathy Yes ,I have also painted one,and a satin finish is the way to go. It was also a smaller Taylor trunk that I posted here on CW. You are correct,if the canvas is solid ,it's best left...
  24. thanks Mike78
  25. PhilDMorris Thanks for the kind word :-)
  26. Thanks Trunkman I agree,It's getting harder to find the nicer ornate flat tops. Makes one wonder just how many are still out there.
  27. Thanks Greendog I think your exteriors are pretty darn good has well,but sooner or later you're going to have to tackle an interior. You have such nice trunks,Just like the exteriors, all it takes is...
  28. Thanks Im4anythingOld When I was purchasing ,what I had thought was the only trunk they had .I asked if they had any others,and to my surprise she said yes,we have another just like it. Didn't reall...
  29. The white is like the vulcanized fiber, and the body of the trunk is canvas. Both restored back to there original colors. It would be cool to see another with solid brass hardware,hoping someone w...
  30. YES!! Amazing job Jim!! Certainly worth the time and effort.
  31. Thanks Im4anythingold
  32. Thanks Mike78 The metal was polished and clear coated. Thanks for the comment
  33. Hi CandyF It takes a lot of practice and patience. Would be glad to do it for you . Thanks for looking
  34. Polished cast
  35. Yes They were burned in with a laser printer Nice but expensive.
  36. Thanks Im4anythingold I think they look just as nice in any size. I have a 32 ,20, and a 34,yet to be restored
  37. Thank you Im4anythingOld for your kind words. That's the first thing I do when restoring a trunk.I have all the paint finishes,wood finishes ,fabrics ,lithographs, hardware finishes,leather handle d...
  38. Wonderful find . Totally agree, with the correct restoration this would without a doubt look absolutely stunning.
  39. Thanks WillysVA, Wire wheel and lots of elbow grease but be very careful not to hit the wood
  40. Nice find Greendog, Glad to see you got it!
  41. Thank you for all your comments Greatly appreciated
  42. Thanks Drill
  43. Thanks Sats, This sure would make a great coffee table!!
  44. Thanks GreenDog and Trunkman Much Appreciated!!
  45. Thanks Drill I think I'm going to send for their free catalog :)
  46. Looks awesome Jim!!!
  47. Nice,I especially like the one underneath it!!!
  48. Yes this is before and after
  49. Yes, The first two pictures in the first listing . This was painted all white.
  50. Thanks Greendog,Trunkman and Drill Much appreciated!!
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