"Please have a look at my work and stay awhile." Dick Toone, Artisan and Proprietor

18th Century Furniture

18TH CENTURY LIQUOR CHEST

Reproduction of Gen. Washington’s Campaign Liquor chest. Features hand blown decanters with hand etched folk tulip design and fancy hand blown glasses. The liquor chest lock was completely hand made from scratch.

The original chest is the property of the Mount Vernon Ladies Association and the reproduction is on display in the visitors center at the Colonial National Historic Park at Yorktown, VA.

VALLEY FORGE WHEELBARROW & TABLE

Recent projects completed for Valley Forge National Historic Park. Heavy duty White Oak Wheelbarrow and Scissor Leg Table with standard one inch thick top. Both pictured on location. (photos courtesy VFNHP)

WASHINGTON FOLDING FIELD BEDSTEAD

In the photo below, two variations of Washington’s field beds are shown set up in a tent and ready for use. Documentation exists for his use of both, at different times and locations.

Foreground is Stool-Bed, comprised of three separate folding stools with head, side and foot boards. Construction is oak, with hemp supports and forged iron hardware.

Behind is the Folding Field Bedstead which is a remarkable feat of engineering, as the entire assembly folds neatly and stows in the rope handled pine box against the tent wall. Sturdy enough for daily use, yet delicate and refined in appearance. This is an elegant bed, suitable for high ranking officers. Gorgeous details throughout include walnut structural members, forged iron hardware, and linen privacy curtains.

R & R TOONE | FIELD EQUIPAGE

Have a look at my museum-quality reproduction travel furnishings from 1740-1790. Including folding beds, chests, tables, chairs, wheelbarrows and all manner of accessories. I have been dedicated to meeting the needs of museums, historical sites, and officers in the field.
Until further notice, I will not be taking any new orders due to an extended illness.
However, I will be attending some history venues and demonstrating horn making on the spring pole lathe.

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Richard & Regina Toone
18 Tower Drive
Columbus, NJ 08022
PHONE (609) 261-3415

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