Looking for Antique Furniture
Historical Furniture / October 20, 2018

Looking for Antique Furniture

Should a bathroom vanity look like an antique piece of furniture? Aren t vanities supposed to be hulking solid, one-piece, legless monoliths? No, not always. From Wash Basins To Full-Fledged Vanities Antique-like, furniture-look vanities are closer to historical antecedents than the monolith-style vanity of today. At one time, you cleaned up with a pitcher, bowl…

How to Antique Black furniture?
Historical Furniture / October 16, 2018

How to Antique Black furniture?

To make it easier to glaze, I have put all of my glazing videos below to demonstrate the glazing techniques! If you prefer glazing instructions in print, scroll down past the videos. 1/4/2012 Do you want to learn how to create this look with paint and glaze? If so, here is GLAZING Furniture 101. I’m going to keep this simple. Simple is good. 🙂 Step 1. Prime the furniture…

Photos of Antique Furniture
Historical Furniture / October 12, 2018

Photos of Antique Furniture

The trend for eclectic collecting and the rise in popularity of mid-century modern design is also a factor. Successful fairs such as Frieze Masters and Masterpiece London have been welcoming exhibitors selling a broad range of items for some time now, so the more traditional fairs could simply be following suit. According to the, many fairs have stopped using datelines…

Vintage Wagon Wheel Furniture
Historical Furniture / October 8, 2018

Vintage Wagon Wheel Furniture

In the 1950 s, every little boy s dream was to be a cowboy, Davy Crockett and westerns were big on the small and big screen, and vintage wagon wheel furniture came into fashion. Using wagon wheels to create a western, rustic, or lodge look in furniture went hand in hand with a country enjoying the great outdoors, camping, and a land-buying boom in summer homes in…

Classic Vintage Furniture
Vintage / October 4, 2018

Classic Vintage Furniture

Welcome to Pamono, your source for design for a life less ordinary! Pamono is a one-of-a-kind marketplace and magazine specializing in distinctive design objects and the stories behind them. We believe that a life well lived means surrounding yourself with beauty and soul, so we work hard (and happily!) to offer you a collection of quality, character-rich furniture…

Identifying Antique Furniture
Historical Furniture / September 30, 2018

Identifying Antique Furniture

The underside of a New York sideboard drawer, 1795–1805, is identifiable on a macroscopic level as tulip poplar (Liriodendron tulipifera) because of the greenish band of color that is the tree’s heartwood. Image courtesy of Sumpter Priddy , Inc. Microscopic wood anatomy and identification are often used to help authenticate antiques and determine their origin…

How to value furniture?
Historical Furniture / September 26, 2018

How to value furniture?

The work is easy. The brand ((Value City) is well known and is an Ohio based company, though their competition is strong. Kontras Alarming lack of ethical behaviors from the top down. Unprofessional behaviors are not addressed in mgmt., including basic topics like personal hygiene and appropriate behavior. . Steady cuts in commission rates so that mgmt. can increase…

Chinese Antique Furniture New York
Historical Furniture / September 22, 2018

Chinese Antique Furniture New York

There are several Asian specialists in Wendy s New York Armory Antiques Show, which opens on Tuesday at the Seventh Regiment Armory on Park Avenue at 67th Street and runs through Saturday. (Information: (212) 472-1180.) The Fifth Avenue Asian Art Fair, at the Sinclair-Fletcher Mansion on Fifth Avenue at 79th Street, runs from Thursday through Sunday, with a benefit…

What does Vintage Furniture Mean?
Vintage / September 18, 2018

What does Vintage Furniture Mean?

In the world of furniture, the words vintage and antique are sometimes used almost interchangeably, though this is not the correct way to use them. In fact, they are two separate and completely different terms used to describe age and quality. Its important to know the difference so that you get what you are looking for when you look for vintage or antique furniture…

Vintage Looking Sofas
Vintage / September 14, 2018

Vintage Looking Sofas

This is certainly true when you take a look at the trends in sofa design over the last few years. Vintage-inspired sofas are everywhere, and for good reason. The shapes are classic, they work with almost all design styles and they have proven they can stand the test of time. Sofas are big investments for most of us. I personally like to get five to 10 years of use…

Vintage Modern Chairs
Vintage / September 10, 2018

Vintage Modern Chairs

We’ve all seen these chairs in schools and government institutions, so it wouldn’t be surprising if there was one in your garage or workroom. The Standard Chair, Model No. 305 was designed by French designer and architect Jean Prouvé and is made from beech plywood and bent enameled steel. Most of Prouvé’s chairs have the characteristic back leg that goes from narrow…

Sofas Vintage
Vintage / September 6, 2018

Sofas Vintage

That old Ikea chair you can t offload on Craigslist could actually be worth thousands of dollars. In the latest sign of our consumer culture eating its own tail, vintage Ikea furniture is going for up to $65, apiece, online auction site Barnebys co-founder Pontus Silfverstolpe told the Daily Mail. Our records show that there is a huge demand, greater than ever before…

Dovetail Vintage
Vintage / September 2, 2018

Dovetail Vintage

1452 W Chicago Ave Chicago, IL 60642 (312) 508-3398 I love stoping in for a browse and a chat - I m always sure to find a unique addition to my home. The apothecary items are also amazing (and you ll quickly want one of each)! This is a great place to find the perfect, thoughtful gift, or a gift for yourself - with a friendly face behind the desk, to make it even…

Sell Antique Furniture
Vintage / August 29, 2018

Sell Antique Furniture

Kijiji also has a robust “furniture, décor” category. On a recent check of its New York City offerings, a Bo Concept bookshelf was listed for $1, 500 (compared with about $2, 500 retail) and a Nicoletti sofa and chair for $2, 600 (about $8, retail). If you’re selling housewares like plates or vases, another option is Portero (portero.com), where pre-owned luxury…

Antique Furniture Victoria
Vintage / August 24, 2018

Antique Furniture Victoria

My first sunset at the cottage When people find out where I live, the first words out of their mouth isyou drive the Malahat everyday . I find the statement amusing, first off I dont work 7 days a week! Thank god those days are over. Secondly, yes, I commute, I love the drive. In fact, the Malahat is my favourite part, from Langford in. sucks. Thirdly, there are many…

South African Antique Furniture
Historical Furniture / August 20, 2018

South African Antique Furniture

South African holiday overview Duration: 1 day Distance: 110km Destinations: Cape Town centre, Groot Constantia, Kalk Bay, Simon s Town Introduction Anyone who loves digging and delving in dusty corners on South African holidays, from the ardent antique dealer to the cheerful junk collector, will find something worthy of a little light shopping along this route. It…

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