ANTIQUE BARLEY TWIST TABLE : ANTIQUE BARLEY


Antique barley twist table : Coffee tables and end tables.



Antique Barley Twist Table





antique barley twist table






    barley twist
  • A furniture leg that's turned so that it resembles a screw thread.

  • The spiral shape much favoured for turned legs of the second half of the 17th C.





    antique
  • A collectible object such as a piece of furniture or work of art that has a high value because of its considerable age

  • old-timer: an elderly man

  • made in or typical of earlier times and valued for its age; "the beautiful antique French furniture"

  • shop for antiques; "We went antiquing on Saturday"





    table
  • postpone: hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam"

  • Postpone consideration of

  • a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs; "it was a sturdy table"

  • Present formally for discussion or consideration at a meeting

  • a set of data arranged in rows and columns; "see table 1"











antique barley twist table - Antique Carved




Antique Carved Oak Barley Twist Side Table


Antique Carved Oak Barley Twist Side Table



Made in England around 1920, this carved oak side table is a beautiful work of art. The oak has a beautiful patina that will continue to grow more stunning as it ages. The carvings and barleytwist turnings blend well together to form a piece that is decorated, but not too busy. The single, large drawer has dovetailed joints making it very strong. The entire piece is very sturdy and in very good condition with normal wear for a piece of this age. There is a shaped backsplash along the top that finishes this table off nicely. Overall this is a perfect piece for a variety of uses and should blend well with many different styles.
Dimensions: 30" wide x 19" deep x 31.5" high










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The Window of a Spanish Mission Style Villa in White - Moonee Ponds




The Window of a Spanish Mission Style Villa in White - Moonee Ponds





The facade of this Spanish Mission style villa in the Melbourne suburb of Moonee Ponds features a front window of gemetric leadlight glass. Flanked by barley twist columns the window features a shell pattern above the central pane and stepped bricks below. All these details pay homage to the Spanish Mission style.

The Spanish Mission style was typically a style that emerged in California during the interwar years and spread across the world.

Moonee Ponds, like its neighbouring boroughs of Ascot Vale and Essendon, was etablished in the late 1880s and early 1890s. However, unlike its neighbours, it was an area of affluence and therefore only had middle-class, upper middle-class and some very wealthy citizens. Houses like these were the last to populate the borough and would have suited a medium sized family of moderate means who appreciated the modernity that the villa offered.













Barley Twist Pillars: Shopfront - Lancaster Place




Barley Twist Pillars: Shopfront -  Lancaster Place





The building that this shopfront is attached to, looks Edwardian, there's another similar shopfront to the left. One is Caffe Nero and the other is Pret a Manger, the original fascias have been kept. I love the barley twist pillars, which are very unusual. They then turn the corner in to Strand and there are another two.









antique barley twist table








antique barley twist table




English Oak Antique Dressing Table on Barley Twist Legs






This oak dressing table is in very good condition. It is sturdy and the finish has held up very well over the years. The mirror is beveled and does have quite abit of spotting to it. Spotting is when the silver in the mirror tarnishes. The mirror is held sturdy by two barley twist supports. The chest portion is a two over two drawer design. Each drawer has tear drop pulls, is hand cut dovetailed front and back, and the drawer bottoms are solid and beveled. Carvings adorn each drawer and the chest, while the entire piece sits on barley twist legs joined by a stretcher. Each leg has one steel caster at the bottom. Overall this piece is in very good condition with the mirror spotting being the only blemish. This dressing table was made in England and we date it from about 1920.
Dimensions: 42" wide x 19" deep x 65" high










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DARK OAK DINING ROOM TABLE : DARK OAK DINING


Dark Oak Dining Room Table : Contemporary Round Dining Tables : Lifetime 4 X 2 Folding Table.



Dark Oak Dining Room Table





dark oak dining room table






    dining room
  • dining room: a room used for dining

  • A room in a house or hotel in which meals are eaten

  • A dining room is a room for consuming food. In modern times it is usually adjacent to the kitchen for convenience in serving, although in medieval times it was often on an entirely different floor level.

  • The Dining Room is a play by the American playwright A. R. Gurney. It was first produced in New York, New York at the Studio Theatre of Playwrights Horizons, opening January 31, 1981.





    table
  • Postpone consideration of

  • Present formally for discussion or consideration at a meeting

  • postpone: hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam"

  • a set of data arranged in rows and columns; "see table 1"

  • a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs; "it was a sturdy table"





    dark
  • absence of light or illumination

  • devoid of or deficient in light or brightness; shadowed or black; "sitting in a dark corner"; "a dark day"; "dark shadows"; "dark as the inside of a black cat"

  • Hidden from knowledge; mysterious

  • Ignorant; unenlightened

  • With little or no light

  • iniquity: absence of moral or spiritual values; "the powers of darkness"





    oak
  • A tree that bears acorns as fruit, and typically has lobed deciduous leaves. Oaks are common in many north temperate forests and are an important source of hard and durable wood used chiefly in construction, furniture, and (formerly) shipbuilding

  • An Oak is a tree or shrub in the genus Quercus (; Latin "oak tree"), of which about 600 species exist on earth. "Oak" may also appear in the names of species in related genera, notably Lithocarpus.

  • the hard durable wood of any oak; used especially for furniture and flooring

  • A smoky flavor or aroma characteristic of wine aged in barrels made from this wood

  • a deciduous tree of the genus Quercus; has acorns and lobed leaves; "great oaks grow from little acorns"











Dining room, 1989




Dining room, 1989





My dining room, looking towards the back garden. The original entrance to the kitchen is on the left. Sunday 08 January 1989.

I am still using the same dining table* and chairs (bought from MFI). I really would like to replace the table with a more traditional wooden extendible dining table, similar to what my parents and Grandma use to have many years ago. I already have four traditional wooden chairs made of oak that were originally in my Grandmas house, however two of them do require the dark brown leather seats to be reupholstered.

When I bought the house the previous owners had painted the dining room wallpaper "Milk Chocolate brown". I repainted them "Dawn Mist" as seen here. No work had yet taken place on landscaping the back garden when this photo was taken.

*A dining table is where you sit and have meals with family or friends and hold a conversation (with the television in the lounge stitched off). I do prefer to use a dining table rather than sitting in the lounge on a couch to eat your food where you end up spilling most of it all down the front of your clothes while watching some c**p soap on the tv.

















Dining Room Progress




Dining Room Progress





The plastering is finished and drying.

I've always wanted to spend money lavishley, but never dreamed it would be on a dining room.
We spent all day looking at furniture, flooring and paint. Decided on a light oak dining table and chairs, a solid (darker) oak floor, and light yellow/cream on the walls - we even ordered some vertical blinds for the window and the living room.

Looked a great day for photography, but I missed it! Did have tea in Betty's (2 days in a row). Bet the weather is non-photographic tomorrow! Ah well.

If I haven't commented much on your pictures recently, the above picture is part of the reason why.









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GLASS TOP DRAFTING TABLES : GLASS TOP


Glass top drafting tables : 60 square outdoor dining table : Tuscan dining tables.



Glass Top Drafting Tables





glass top drafting tables






    glass top
  • Any table whose playing field is covered by a sheet of glass. Prevalent in pubs in England.

  • This refers to a foosball table that is topped with glass.





    drafting
  • drawing: the creation of artistic pictures or diagrams; "he learned drawing from his father"

  • Conscript (someone) for military service

  • Prepare a preliminary version of (a text)

  • Select (a person or group of people) for a certain purpose

  • writing a first version to be filled out and polished later

  • the craft of drawing blueprints





    tables
  • (table) postpone: hold back to a later time; "let's postpone the exam"

  • (table) a set of data arranged in rows and columns; "see table 1"

  • (table) a piece of furniture having a smooth flat top that is usually supported by one or more vertical legs; "it was a sturdy table"

  • Postpone consideration of

  • Present formally for discussion or consideration at a meeting











glass top drafting tables - Popular Mechanics




Popular Mechanics The Art of Mechanical Drawing: A Practical Course for Drafting and Design


Popular Mechanics The Art of Mechanical Drawing: A Practical Course for Drafting and Design



Before our modern age of computer-aided design, apprentice draftsmen perfected their art by hand. Manual drafting was once a lovingly nurtured and prized skill. Now, the editors of Popular Mechanics have revived their classic handbook in a compact and beautifully produced new edition. Graphic designers, engineers, artists—in fact, anyone who appreciates the craft of hand-drawn design—will be fascinated by this lovely volume.
More than an introduction to a different era, this practical course will teach a beginner everything he or she needs to know, including explanation of the tools required, geometric exercises for various difficulty levels, and an expansive glossary of terms. A special course for novices teaches the fundamentals of drafting in seven easy steps.
With its brand new foreword by the editors of Popular Mechanics and the original, elegant line art from the 1919 text, this essential course will be treasured by would-be artists of any age.










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Recalling Sudek




Recalling Sudek





"During his long life (1896-1976), Czech photographer Josef Sudek was known as the "Poet of Prague" for good reason. Born 20 miles east of the city, he seldom left the region before being drafted into the army in World War I. And after he was wounded by one of his own men, causing his right arm to be amputated, he made only a few trips in Europe before deciding never to leave Prague again, a decision by which he abided.
For 50 years, Sudek photographed solely in the parks, streets, gardens and forests of Prague or in his (Prague) studio. But such was the magic of his pictures that they suggested a universality of experience that drew others to him. Foremost among the visitors was Sonia Bullaty, who, after World War II, left a German concentration camp to become, briefly, Sudek's assistant and, more importantly, a lifelong friend and collector of his images."
(Chicago Tribune, 2005)











My first drafting table




My first drafting table





Studio Designs Glass Top Futura Craft Table
top drawer; colored pencils, spare markers,exacto knife









glass top drafting tables








glass top drafting tables




Architectural Drawing Course: Tools and Techniques for 2D and 3D Representation






High school and college students who have a budding interest in architectural design will value this book for its solid foundational orientation and instruction. Author Mo Zell introduces readers to architecture's visual language, showing them how to think spatially and getting them started in architectural drawing with a series of instructive tutorials. Presenting three-dimensional design problems, she coaches students through the fundamentals of proportion and scale, space and volume, path and place, and materials and textures. A series of 40 work units covers virtually every aspect of architectural drawing, including:


Learning to see and sketch with accuracy
Developing fundamental drawing and modeling skills
Mastering subjective representation and rules of perspective
Employing spatial strategies: rendering and diagramming ideas

She concludes with practical advice for young people who are considering careers in architectural design, offering ideas on building a portfolio, getting advanced training, and continuing on a path to a professional career. More than 800 instructive illustrations.










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LIVING ROOM ROUND TABLE - LIVING ROOM


Living Room Round Table - Black Oval Coffee Table - Cast Aluminum Bistro Table.



Living Room Round Table





living room round table






    living room
  • A room in a house for general and informal everyday use

  • A living room, also known as sitting room, lounge room or lounge (in the United Kingdom and Australia), is a room for entertaining guests, reading, watching TV or other activities.

  • The Living Room is a music venue on Ludlow Street on the Lower East Side in New York City that was established in 1988.

  • living room: a room in a private house or establishment where people can sit and talk and relax





    round table
  • The Round Table is King Arthur's famed table in the Arthurian legend, around which he and his Knights congregate. As its name suggests, it has no head, implying that everyone who sits there has equal status.

  • An assembly for discussion, esp. at a conference

  • a meeting of peers for discussion and exchange of views; "a roundtable on the future of computing"

  • An international charitable association that holds discussions and undertakes community service

  • The table at which King Arthur and his knights sat so that none should have precedence. It was first mentioned in 1155

  • (legend) the circular table for King Arthur and his knights











The round table




The round table





This massive table, recently dated to the 14th century, was repainted in its present form for King Henry VIII (he of the six wives, who lived 1491 - 1547). Up until recently the table was for centuries venerated as the mysterious round table of the 'Once and Future King' Arthur who was reputed to have lived in the Dark Ages around 600 a.d.

The names of the mythical 24 knights are written around the edge of the 18 foot (5.5 metre) diameter table, weighing 1.2 tons (1200kg), surmounted by King Arthur on his throne. King Arthur looks remarkably like Henry VIII.

The table hangs high on the wall of the Great Hall in Winchester, which is the only remaining part of the castle commissioned by William the Conqueror for his capital: Winchester was then the capital of all England.












Classic 1950s Living Room +




Classic 1950s Living Room +





I've been in living rooms that look just like this! Yes, some of my collector friends are 50s buffs. What's not to like about mid-century-modern design?

Even still, I had to add my own touches: lot of saturation, contrast boost, & watercolor filter for a tad more pizzazz....









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SQUARE TEAK DINING TABLE - SQUARE TEAK


SQUARE TEAK DINING TABLE - FORMICA DINING ROOM TABLES.



Square Teak Dining Table





square teak dining table






    dining table
  • A table is a type of furniture comprising an open, flat surface supported by a base or legs. It may be used to hold articles such as food or papers at a convenient or comfortable height when sitting, and is therefore often used in conjunction with chairs.

  • A table on which meals are served in a dining room

  • a table at which meals are served; "he helped her clear the dining table"; "a feast was spread upon the board"

  • (Dining Tables) The first dining tables of which survivors remain are the type known as refectory tables. They are made usually of oak, and one of the earliest, at Penshurst Place in Kent, has a typical thick top of joined planks supported on three separate trestles.





    square
  • Having or in the form of two right angles

  • Having the shape or approximate shape of a cube

  • make square; "Square the circle"; "square the wood with a file"

  • Having the shape or approximate shape of a square

  • having four equal sides and four right angles or forming a right angle; "a square peg in a round hole"; "a square corner"

  • squarely: in a straight direct way; "looked him squarely in the eye"; "ran square into me"





    teak
  • Hard durable timber used in shipbuilding and for making furniture

  • hard strong durable yellowish-brown wood of teak trees; resistant to insects and to warping; used for furniture and in shipbuilding

  • Teak (Tectona), is a genus of tropical hardwood trees in the mint family, Lamiaceae.Heywood, V.H., Brummitt, R.K., Culham, A. & Seberg, O. 2007: Flowering Plant Families of the World. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

  • The large deciduous tree native to India and Southeast Asia that yields this timber

  • tall East Indian timber tree now planted in western Africa and tropical America for its hard durable wood











square teak dining table - Three Birds




Three Birds Casual Newport 20-Inch Tall Square Side Table, Teak


Three Birds Casual Newport  20-Inch Tall Square Side Table, Teak



Three Birds Casual is fine casual living. Specializing the design, manufacturing and distribution of premium grade fine casual living products. Our teak casual furniture is the choice among retailers, designers, and architects who desire to offer their clients select quality with exceptional value. Teak has been well know for centuries for its quality, durability and beauty. Teak is a very hard, densely grained wood with a high oil content. The unique combination of these characteristics makes teak naturally resistant to moisture, rot, warping, shrinking, splintering, insects, fungus, marine bores, and termites, making it the ideal material for the creation of outdoor furniture. Three birds casual's outdoor living products conform to the highest quality and construction standards. We accept only grade A, plantation grown teak harvested from government managed plantations in the production of our furniture. We have built a reputation for developing products that give customers the ability to create unique and beautiful outdoor living spaces. If you desire to work with one of the best manufacturers in the casual outdoor living market, then consider three birds casual and our fine casual living products. Three Birds Casual Newport tables are about classic, clean lines. This sturdy and attractive collection offers both occasional and dining options. The top outside frame is comprised of wide slats joined by mitered corners with attention to detail and structure.










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organic waldorf teether dolls




organic waldorf teether dolls





as a full time mom, my studio is often wherever i happen to be - in this case, our vintage 1960s Danish teak dining room table, my tiny oak square table bought at a yard sale from a priest's home around 100 years ago, or my little sewing machine table corner upstairs.











teak monastery mandalay




teak monastery mandalay





teak monastery on the outskirts of mandalay, burma. gorgous sounds of the rain and monks









square teak dining table








square teak dining table




Square Teak Outdoor Dining Table Table






Square Teak Outdoor Dining Table Table. This stylish square dining table provides a modern presence and a sturdy design. This is an elegant addition to any outdoor living space or sun-room. In the center of the table is a space large enough for any standard umbrella to provide shade during warm summer days. The table features four sturdy legs and a wooden slat top to allow for quick drying after rainfall. Features: - Slatted square top - Umbrella hole in center of table - 100% Teak-wood - Assembly required Dimensions: 42" W x 42" D x 29.50" H Order yours from Brookstone today!










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