We’ve started the actual work to move DeShawn upstairs, beginning with getting the sideboard out of the addition and into the breakfast nook, aka kitchen annex.

The sideboard dates from around World War II but because it’s factory made, not really a valuable antique. It’s made of cherry, cherry veneer, and some other, unknown hardwood. Carole had it in her old house and it came to 118 Henry Street with her.


Still life with cat and furniture repair

The rickety parts have been glued and nailed, some replacement hardware purchased, and the old varnish largely gone. We haven’t yet decided what to do for final finishing…