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I'm a retired Home Economic teacher who loves restoring trunks. My first was a small barrel stave trunk that my great, great-grandmother brought here from Germany iI'm a retired Home Economic teacher who loves restoring trunks. My first was a small barrel stave trunk that my great, great-grandmother brought here from Germany in 1858. Since retiring a year ago, I've restored four trunks. Two more trunks are in the works. (Read more)

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Flat Top Trunk - Furniturein Furniture
Willcox & Gibbs Treadle Base Table - Furniturein Furniture
Willcox & Gibbs Treadle Base Transformation - Furniturein Furniture
Restoration of My 1919 Singer Treadle Cabinet - Furniturein Furniture
1890s Dresser - Furniturein Furniture
More Pictures of the Petite Secretary Desk - Furniturein Furniture
Petite Lady's Secretary Desk - Furniturein Furniture
Completed Jenny Lind - Furniturein Furniture
My Second Family Trunk - Furniturein Furniture
Trunk Restoration Nov. '16 - Furniturein Furniture

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  1. Beautiful job! I recently bought one like this in Florida. It's sitting in my garage down there waiting for me to return and finish it. I couldn't bring it back to WV to work on it, unfortunately. ...
  2. Mine does not have a lockable door inside the desk area. My only suggestion would be to consult a local locksmith. Their rates are usually low.
  3. Another beautiful job. This looks very similar to a trunk I have. Was this covered in canvas? If so, how did you get the canvas and glue residue off? The finish on the trunk now is absolutely gorg...
  4. Great job, Trunkman. I've never seen a trunk that was covered in carpet. BTW, I found a man in NYC who sells new old stock locks. Ordered one from him last year to put on a turn-of-the-century stea...
  5. Very nice, Trunkman. I removed canvas from a trunk, and I know how tedious it can be. I love the look of the wood. You always do such a beautiful job.
  6. I really like what you did with your W&G treadle base. It's good that you had drawers to add to it. I makes a very nice looking computer desk. Great job!
  7. Thanks, Trunkman. :)
  8. I like that you did let it have an aged look. I recently refinished the cabinet and base for my 100 year old Singer treadle machine. I didn't want it to look new, just better. As always, you did a ...
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