Antique Mahogany Furniture
Vintage / July 19, 2018

Antique Mahogany Furniture

Chippendale– The Royalty of Antique Furniture by Bob Brooke Of all the names associated with antique furniture, Chippendale is the most well known.The Chippendale style dominated American furniture until the 1770s. Known by its exquisite and extensive carving, it takes its name from Thomas Chippendale, an 18th century cabinetmaker, whose furnishings reflected popular…

Antique Jacobean Furniture
Historical Furniture / July 15, 2018

Antique Jacobean Furniture

Jacobean (1603-1625): During the reign of James I of England, this style was noted for the 3-dimensional fullness of its design. Wood was deeply carved, particular elements were accentuated. Marine motifs were popular. Exotic materials such as mother-of-pearl were used as embellishments. Wood was also painted black to imitate Asian lacquer. Beds and cupboards, known…

Mid Century Vintage Furniture
Vintage / July 11, 2018

Mid Century Vintage Furniture

The timeless and iconic mid-century furniture look is the styling result of influences spanning from Brazil to Scandinavia. It is characterized by a simple and refined synthesis with nature, and the style impacted everything from architecture to furniture. Our selection of restored retro furniture and accessories includes one-of-a-kind home décor with a mid-century…

Vintage Furniture Detroit
Vintage / July 7, 2018

Vintage Furniture Detroit

I love antiques. They’re a little piece of the past you get to hold on to; a way to preserve the essence of a simpler time. If you’re like me, and hope to someday fill your house with Victorian vanity sets and Elizabethan easy chairs, save the date for Shed 5 Flea Antique and Vintage Market, located in historic Eastern Market. Shed 5 will be featuring vintage home…

Refinishing Antique Wood furniture
Old Wooden Furniture / July 3, 2018

Refinishing Antique Wood furniture

Let s say your neighbor has some antique furniture in his garage that he s offered to let you have if you ll haul it off for him. It s something you could use, say a chest of drawers, but you know your wife won t let you bring that dirty, broken down thing in the house much less approve of it in her neatly-kept bedroom. What s a junker to do? We ve all heard refinishing…

Vintage Furniture Near me
Vintage / June 29, 2018

Vintage Furniture Near me

Welcome to Furnish Me Vintage. We are Tampa Bay s leading home furniture retailer, and we are proud to serve customers nationwide and across the globe with our selection of convenient shipping options that include convenient curbside freight. At Furnish Me Vintage, you ll find a variety of classic, modern and vintage furnishings ranging from mid-century modern furniture…

Antique Cast Iron Furniture
Historical Furniture / June 25, 2018

Antique Cast Iron Furniture

Long prized for its sturdiness and craftsmanship, wrought-iron outdoor furniture is bent and hammered into shape by hand — unlike mold-made cast-iron items, whose parts are bolted together (and whose seams are sometimes visible). Blacksmiths in America popularized wrought iron during the 1920s, and it remained in vogue until the Eisenhower era, when lighter, cheaper…

Best Wood glue for Antique furniture
Old Wooden Furniture / June 21, 2018

Best Wood glue for Antique furniture

Building furniture with traditional joinery is fairly straightforward: cut, glue, clamp, and let it dry. A well made mortise and tenon or dovetail joint will last several generations, but even the best joint may eventually need to be repaired, particularly on hard wearing items like chairs. Re-cutting the original joinery or replacing an entire part may not always…

Antique Furniture Lebanon
Historical Furniture / June 17, 2018

Antique Furniture Lebanon

The Lebanon Antique Mall features a wide range of antiques, collectibles, home decor, furniture and handcrafted pieces right off of South Cumberland Street and within walking distance from the downtown historic square. The Lebanon Antique Mall currently has around 25 vendors with room to take on several more, according to Williams. “Anybody who is looking to deal…

Designer Vintage Furniture
Vintage / June 13, 2018

Designer Vintage Furniture

“Furniture” is often employed as a metaphor for all that is mundane, familiar, and unremarkable in our lives. And this drives us crazy! We believe, on the contrary, that design is an art form that should be incorporated into the everyday—with purpose and with passion. Great furniture elevates us out of routine and adds a bit of soul to our daily environment. In fact…

Old Wood Dressers
Old Wooden Furniture / June 9, 2018

Old Wood Dressers

Last year some friends gave us a set of old dressers before they moved to the beach. The dressers were in decent shape, but definitely needed a little work. I just knew I was the girl for the job. And so do all my friends, which is why I ve never been able to park in our garage. Not once. You win some, you lose some. This dresser ended up being one of my easiest makeovers…

1890s Bedroom Furniture
Bedroom / June 5, 2018

1890s Bedroom Furniture

The McLoughlin folding dollhouse of 1894 illustrates the important principles characterizing toy manufacturing in the forthcoming 20th century, namely, factory production, appeal to the middle class, and ease of shipping; in this case, the four hinged rooms and corresponding floors could be collapsed to fit flat into a box (left) only 13 by 13 by 1 inches. The materials…

How to Sell Vintage Furniture?
Vintage / June 1, 2018

How to Sell Vintage Furniture?

The need to sell used furniture results from several situations. They include simply wanting to replace old furniture, moving, or needing to get rid of furniture that sits in storage. Get the most out of selling used furniture by following these tips. Determine Value Buried treasure status or trash? If you are selling furniture that is in good condition or you think…

Aged Wood furniture
Old Wooden Furniture / May 28, 2018

Aged Wood furniture

Steps Wear down your furniture with sandpaper. For the most authentic antique wooden furniture look, sand down areas that would most likely be worn over time. For example, arm rests, chair seats, chair rungs, edges and surfaces near drawer pulls are usually the most worn furniture areas. Simulate worm holes. Antique wooden furniture often has woodworm holes, and this…

Antique Maple Bedroom Furniture
Bedroom / May 24, 2018

Antique Maple Bedroom Furniture

Beware of things that are painted,Masaschi says. There s usually a reason for that. Paint can hide a multitude of sins, including burns, missing veneer and water stains. You re far better off buying something that has old dirty varnish on it that just needs to be stripped,she says. It s clear, you can see through it to whatever s underneath, and stripping old…

Cleaning Antique Wood furniture
Old Wooden Furniture / May 20, 2018

Cleaning Antique Wood furniture

Learning how to clean old wood furniture, like those fabulous finds at thrift stores and yard sales, requires patience. Just as discovering lovely furniture in a grandparent s attic can be like uncovering treasure, you ll have to dig through some grime to find the gold beneath. Clean and Review Cleaning a wood finish may include polishing, mending and touching up…

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