The Mystery Corner Cupboard

November 25, 2014

Somewhere in the Philadelphia area, near the close of the Revolutionary War, in the heady early days of the United States of America, a cabinetmaker was commissioned to make a Mahogany corner cupboard in the style of Thomas Chippendale.

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Notes On Restoring The 1880s Gingerbread Rocking Chair

August 10, 2013

At first the chair seemed solid.  But there was some flex…then I noticed the nail heads…then the splits/cracks in the seat at the joints.  Okay, it had to come apart.  The owner said yes, do it really right.

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Welcome to the Golden Eagle Cabinet Shop log

July 22, 2013

Hi everybody, I’m Elijah Tabor, a cabinetmaker specializing in furniture restoration.  Check out for a sense of what I do, the unique approach I have to the art, and photos of several restorations.  It’s all about heart, uncompromising quality, and integrity.  It’s about keeping faith with the craftsmen who made the heirlooms we enjoy and value today, and the ones who passed them on to us.

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