Revamped Rush Stool Cotswolds Charity Shop Rescue

Another great rescue – Revamped rush stool This is a more modern version of the 1930s rush stool that featured in a previous blog. The frame was found languishing in a charity shop in the Cotswolds. The old seat was broken and damaged but the frame was in good condition. Sanded and waxed the wood has come…

Turned Rush Stool Discovered in Garage

Turned Rush Stool – Dad’s garage! Ubiquitous in the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s, these fireside stools graced the British homes of all classes. This piece has unusual turned legs. When found – under a pile of wood in Dad’s garage – the wood was caked with years of grease and staining. A rub down and re-oiled…