Triang Design and Style

During the period between the World Wars, Triang produced a range of quality wooden furniture, called ‘Period Furniture’. This range has become very popular with collectors, and can be quite expensive to buy. Throughout WW2 the Triang factory at Merton made range of military hardware, including 14,000,000 magazines for Hurricane and Spitfire aircraft, as well…

A Visit to Milestones Living History Museum

Recently I paid a visit to the Milestones Museum of Living History in Basingstoke. It recreates streets representing those found in Victorian and 1930’s Hampshire.  You can take a trip back in time walking through streets with shops, factories, houses, vintage vehicles, and even a Gales Brewery Pub where you can stop for a pint….

Kleeware Plastic Furniture

Kleeware Dolls House Furniture was produced by the Company O & M Kleemann in the 1950’s at their factory in Welwyn Garden City.  The company was founded in 1938, by Max Kleemann, and made plastic moulded household items, under the Kabroloid Brand.   During the war they produced radio parts for the Ministry of Defence.  After…

Spot-On Furniture List

This post redirects to my main Shed on the Pond Website. I have listed the Triang Furniture that I have collected. Not a very big collection at the moment, but some interesting pieces. The Triang Spot-On Furniture shown on the following pages were produced from 1960 until approximately 1965. They were not cheap pocket-money toys…

Triang Spot-On Furniture Box

I have been working for a while now on reproducing Triang Furniture Boxes. I have a few, but they are very faded, and torn, but there is enough to make a good reproduction. My first effort was the Dining Room Chair Box. This box was in quite good condition, but as it was fixed along…

NANO PAPER MUSIC ROOM KIT

I was given this Nano Paper Music Room Kit for Christmas.  The completed kits fits into a room box which is 90 cms tall, 90 cms inches long and 60 cms wide, so each piece of furniture and accessories are tiny. It is made out of tiny sheets of laser-cut card, the detail is incredible….