If the old paint is blistered, and generally in bad condition, the best course is to remove it, and treat the woodwork as new. Burning off with a blowlamp is far the quickest method. The paint is removed with a stripping knife, pushed upwards whenever possible, as fast as the flame softens it sufficiently to … Read more


Serviettes neatly folded add great! to the appearance of a nicely-laid table. The Bool. – Take a well-starched serviette and iron it across the centre fold, then fold again lengthwise and press. Crease lightly down the centre, this crease being horizontal to the previous folds. Put the serviette lengthways in front of you, with the … Read more