Victorian Design

1893 Pocket Novel “From the Easy Chair”

Perhaps it’s a bit of irony that the word antiquarian should be so closely associated with antique books instead of its true meaning of “old things”.  Thus, the irony is not lost on me that this post about an antique book is on my Antiquarian Endeavors blog about all...

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Applying Victorian Steam to a Horizontal Bandsaw – Part 2

In Part 1 of applying steam to a horizontal bandsaw, I began the steampunk “restoration” of a new in the box horizontal metal cutting bandsaw to give it the late Victorian look.  The last post showcased the basics of restoration and some basic machining.  In this post, I’ll tackle some new issues, do the last of the painting...

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Victorian Rococo Revival

Queen Victoria’s reign lasted many years and the era that bears her name spans from the early 1800’s through the turn of the century.  Styles changed during that period so saying you like Victorian era furniture actually covers a number of different furniture styles.  For this post I’ll focus on the French Rococo Revival...

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Beauty & Mystery Returns

Fireproof Games has released The Room Three!  If you enjoy rich scenery and complicated puzzles, these games are made for you.  As I mentioned in a previous post, these games offer an inspiringly beautiful Victorian backdrop for the engrossing storyline and complicated “puzzles”.  The iPad version is available in the app store...

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