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If either the backs or drawers look suspiciously non-matching, you probably have a married piece.

It is hard to explain what I am looking for other then wear and age.If the slots are not perfect in the center, you have a good shot it may be a period piece.A Centennial piece (and later) will have machine drilled countersunk holes and screw that are slotted perfect on center. Centennial and later pieces have much rounder turnings than period pieces.After the Centennial era, Colonial through Federal styles have had many revivals up to the present day.Let’s start out by talking about a side-by-side comparison of a Sheraton two drawer work table.Now you want to look at the dovetail edge of the drawer.


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