The Mechanics of Furniture

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Hans Piena (Ed.)

Recycled royal Roentgen furniture
Angie Barth and Michel Jamet

Mechanisms in roll-top desks made by Johannes Kroll
Thorsten Weil

The Mechanics of Furniture – A Toilet and Writing Table by Jean-François Leleu, The Wallace Collection, London
Paul Tear

The Nelson bed
Paul A. Ellis

Sperm Whale Oil as a lubricant in door closing floor springs
Sven Habermann

The restoration of a cylinder bureau and the reconstruction of its mechanism
Joost Hoving

Plastic strips on wooden drawer runners to prevent wear
Christian Fischer

The Millennium Clock: Art and Artefact
Sarah Gerrish

Museum clocks: born to run?
Mikhail Guryev

Furnished mechanism or mechanized furniture? The multi-disciplinary restoration of clocks, musical boxes and scientific instruments
Melgert Spaander

The history of locks and keys
Jan-Reinder Luinge

Locks, keys and secrets. The case of the locksmiths of 17th and 18th century Paris
Carolyn J. Sargentson