Austin Antique Furniture
Historical Furniture / April 18, 2018

Austin Antique Furniture

Franchise operator: Bryan Davis Fax: Austin, TX Location Hours in Austin Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM Navis Pack & Ship of Austin is an independently owned and operated business in the expanding Navis network. Navis is the premiere provider of packing and shipping services for difficult-to-ship items in North America. The proprietor of this location…

Vintage Restored Furniture
Vintage / April 14, 2018

Vintage Restored Furniture

It was about two years ago that accountant Nancy Eatough discovered a more creative passion while out shopping with a friend. “We started going to flea markets and seeing the furniture, and something clicked, ” Eatough said. She quickly became fascinated with restoring and repainting vintage furniture and, after running out of space in her own house, began selling…

Retro Wood furniture
Old Wooden Furniture / April 10, 2018

Retro Wood furniture

Aaron Wong KILANAS When Muhammad Abdul Hafiz Mahmus and his friends would pull up to industrial sites and warehouses across Brunei-Muara three years ago, workers on site would appear baffled as the band of youth voiced their request. They pointed to wooden pallets – cheap, disposable and badly treated support structures which items are often loaded on for transport…

Pinterest Vintage Furniture
Vintage / April 6, 2018

Pinterest Vintage Furniture

Vintage decor, in lieu of recognizable pieces from popular catalogs, adds the kind of wow factor to a yard that is completely unique to the person or people who live there. The husband and wife team created the Loveseat App, an online marketplace of vintage and stylish used furniture, after finding out how difficult it was to buy and sell furniture in conjunction…

Types of Antique Furniture
Historical Furniture / April 2, 2018

Types of Antique Furniture

Jacobean (1600-1690) An English style of furniture, which is medieval in appearance with straight lines, rigid designs, sturdy construction, ornate carvings and a dark finish. Much of the early American furniture was patterned after this style. Early American (1640-1700) Rudimentary utilitarian furniture made from local woods. It was brought from or modeled after…

Antique Bedroom Furniture 1930
Bedroom / March 29, 2018

Antique Bedroom Furniture 1930

How do you define furniture that’s not quite antique by the traditional definition but far from new? It’s not a cut and dry determination by any means, but lots of pieces falling into this category were made during the Depression era. In furniture terms, that constitutes the late 1920s and ‘30s spilling over into the early ‘40s. Even though lots of hoity-toity antique…

Vintage Furniture Houston
Vintage / March 25, 2018

Vintage Furniture Houston

Create a cozy conversation spot centered around this pipe coffee table with industrial vintage and rustic urban vibe. It’s compact size fits ideally in today’s small studio apartments and small houses. Made from recyclable aluminum pipes, fittings and reclaimed finished sustainable wood, the coffee table melds both cool and warm elements beautifully. It features a…

Antique Wood furniture Restoration
Old Wooden Furniture / March 21, 2018

Antique Wood furniture Restoration

Over the years, wood furniture, cabinetry, and architectural woodwork (e.g., hand railings) can become encrusted with dirt and grime. This process is accelerated when we touch items and leave a little oil behind from our skin that combines with dirt and dust to produce a significant layer on the surface of the finish. Another source of the oily/dirty grime comes from…

Antiques on LINE
Historical Furniture / March 17, 2018

Antiques on LINE

It’s Easier Than Ever to Hunt for Your Favorite Antique Pieces Buying antiques online may not be quite the same as digging through shop after shop, but it’s certainly less exhausting—and you have a much better chance of finding that certain Herman Miller or Gustav Stickley chair you’ve been searching for than in all the antique stores you’ve visited. From antique…

Modern to Vintage Furniture
Vintage / March 13, 2018

Modern to Vintage Furniture

Mid-twentieth century furniture and accessories have been desirable to collectors for quite a while now. The creations of Charles and Ray Eames or the works of Russell Wright can cause stampedes at flea markets or antique shows. But a lesser known subcategory of mid-century furniture is very hot among collectors with the eye. Danish Modern is back in vogue. The first…

Restoring Antique Wood furniture
Old Wooden Furniture / March 9, 2018

Restoring Antique Wood furniture

Identifying an Old Finish If you don t know what the finish is, you could end up damaging a perfectly good finish or wasting your time on a technique that won t work. This knowledge is also essential in repair work; determining the finish is especially helpful when you re matching one finish to another. For restoration purposes, the only distinction that really matters…

Antique Office Furniture UK
Historical Furniture / March 5, 2018

Antique Office Furniture UK

Antiques Atlas is a unique location based antiques directory that uses maps and photographs extensively. Plan your next antique buying trip in the UK using Antiques Atlas - it is an excellent resource to check out an area before you go. Why not check out what s in your own area? Just click on the UK map. Wilkinson Antiques Period Furniture UK, Antique Furniture: Antique…

Antique Furniture Indiana
Historical Furniture / March 1, 2018

Antique Furniture Indiana

Dan Coble is from the small town of Wabash Indiana. His interest in art started early. His father, Max, built the house where Dan grew up. Max built a small apartment over the house. They rented to young couples just starting out. The wife of one of the couples was a painter and encouraged Dan’s artistic interests with gifts of paint and brushes. She encouraged him…

Best way to Clean Antique Wood furniture
Old Wooden Furniture / February 25, 2018

Best way to Clean Antique Wood furniture

I wouldn t use soap and water on wood. I always use Murphy s on my wood. Recently I found a product called Feed-N-Wax. It s by Howard (never heard of it.) and the instructions are to apply with a cloth, wait 20 minutes, then buff off. I garnered quite a bit of dark dirt from my clean furniture doing this. It s made of beeswax and orange oil. found this helpful I d…

Antiquing Wood furniture
Old Wooden Furniture / February 21, 2018

Antiquing Wood furniture

We used 220 grit fine sandpaper to scratch up the surface of the whole piece of furniture, to sand out the sheen from the satin paint. Then, we went around the edges and quickly rubbed them with the fine sandpaper to expose the white paint and the raw wood underneath. CAUTION: When using sandpaper quickly, it heats up fast and can burn your fingers, so wear work gloves…

Antique Blonde Bedroom Furniture
Bedroom / February 17, 2018

Antique Blonde Bedroom Furniture

In the world of retro decorating, no topic seems to generate as much controversy as whether it s OK — or outright heresy — to paint original-finish wood furniture. For example, in this story pondering the fate of a beat-up Heywood Wakefield table, the offense and defense were lined up and ready with very strong opinions indeed. While I ll stop short of saying it s…

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