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Stock ref: DS2182

Circa 1980s/90s

A rare to market example of a solid English oak Book Trough by the ex mouseman craftsman David 'Oakleafman' Langstaff who established Oak Leaf Furniture in Easingwold in 1986, which operated until his retirement in the '00s.

Excellent condition with adzed quadrant sides, one carved with his signature oakleaf.

Size: 45.6(w) x 20.5(d) x 20.2(h)cm

£ 250

Stock ref: DS2171

Circa late 1980s

Lovely letter rack by  the ex Mouseman craftsman David Langstaff who set up  independently in Easingwold in 1986 but is no longer working. Adzed and handcrafted  from a single block of  high quality quater sawn oak  which highlights the golden medullary rays in the oak with adzing all over except the base. His trademark oakleaf is carved in relief to the  front. In original condition with no damage or water splashing and a lovely warm mellow honey colour.

Originally sold by us back in 2013 and recently bought back following family bereavement.

Size: 15.2 cm(w) x 3.8(d) x 7.5(h)

£ 130

Stock ref: DS2005

Circa late 1980s/90s

A superb display use only example of a rare to market  solid oak Ashtray from the ex mouseman craftsman David 'Oakleafman' Langstaff, carved with his distinctive oakleaf signature besides the ashbowl. Excellent condition and lighter golden honey oak colour.

Size: 10(w) x 7.5(d) x 2.3(h)cm

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Stock ref: DS1338

Circa late 1980s

A superb matched pair of  bedside  or side cabinets by ex Mouseman craftsman 'Oakleafman' David Langstaff.  Solid oak panelling throughout with typical adzing to the top and door panels.  David's trademark oakleaf is carved into the tops of each cabinet. Made as a matched pair, one door is hinged to the left the other to the right. The cabinet interiors are in pristine condition and feature 3 removeable and fully height adjustable oak shelves. Finished in a wonderful waxed golden honey colour. The only evidence of usage by the original Easingwold owners is some minor drip staining to the rear panels on one of the cabinets which is shown in the image gallery below.

David worked at Robert Thompson's from 1965 before setting up Oak Leaf Furniture in 1986 in Easingwold.

Size: 45.5(w) x 29.5(d) x 69(h) cm each.

With prices  for bedside cabinets from David and similar Yorkshire craftsmen now £ 850 - £ 900 each and the Mouseman cabinet currently £ 1,855  these are very attractively priced at:

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Stock ref: DS1186

Circa late 1980s

Lovely letter rack by  the ex Mouseman craftsman David Langstaff who has been working independently in Easingwold since 1986. Crafted  and hand tooled from a single block of  high quality quater sawn oak  which highlights the golden medullary rays in the oak with adzing all over except the base. Even the cut-out for the letters is hand tooled and his trademark oakleaf is carved in relief to the  front. In perfect condition with no damage or water splashing and a lovely warm mellow honey colour.

Size: 15 cm(w) x 3.7(d) x 7.5(h)

Great value at:

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Stock ref: DS1047

Circa mid '80's

In excellent condition, complete with original catalogue price list, confirming this to be one of the earliest made after David left Robert Thompson’s and set up on his own. Features a detachable delft rack with half penny moulded cornice and shaped adzed sides enclosing 2 shelves and a panelled back. The lower sideboard with 2 drawers,1 baize lined for cutlery, over 2 quadruple panelled doors and an inner shelf. Panelled sides and back, turned faceted legs, wrought iron fittings. Adzed top with inscribed oakleaf trademark.

Size: 122(w) x 46(d) x 183(h) cm

Wonderful colour and condition. A new piece would cost approx £4,000 from similar ‘ Yorkshire Critter’ craftsmen and £ 6250 from R. Thompson’s, making this superb value.

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