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Antique Nautical Furniture
September 17, 2020

Antique Nautical Furniture

Unique things from the seven seas Annapolis Maritime Antiques is the premier shopping destination for the world’s largest collection of authentic World War II Liberty ship and Victory ship hatch covers in original condition, which we turn into one-of-a-kind nautical furniture in our woodworking workshop. Most of our furniture is made to order. We stock a large…

Antique Furniture Restoration Toronto
September 13, 2020

Antique Furniture Restoration Toronto

Years after opening in the Junction, Smash is still the city s favourite destination for salvage items, thanks to a pitch-perfect mix of reclaimed industrial furniture and irreverent design finds like men at work signs, vintage mugshot posters and light-up electric Jesuses. Reclaimed doors are just an entry point to this shop in the Castlefield Design District…

Antique Furniture Toronto Kijiji
September 9, 2020

Antique Furniture Toronto Kijiji

The look of the moment? A carefully calibrated mix of styles, offset with the perfectly weathered and storied vintage object as a statement piece – such as a midcentury-modern armchair placed just so or a retro turntable displayed in a built-in bookcase. Small retailers are increasingly responding to this trend, stocking specialized boutiques with well-curated…

Cheap Bureau Furniture
September 5, 2020

Cheap Bureau Furniture

Hi everyone, a question landed in my inbox last week about my favorite paints for furniture, here it is along with my answer: Dear Miss Kate, I can tell you like to paint furniture and you have been doing it for a few years, and I’m very thankful for all our tips. I see you use a lot of different paints, but I’m trying to decide which one I should use on a dresser…

Auction House Furniture
September 1, 2020

Auction House Furniture

Freeman’s auction house services clients in the buying and selling of fine art, antiques, and jewelry. With international experience and comprehensive knowledge of market conditions, the specialists at Freeman’s, work closely with consignors and collectors to offer unparalleled service in the sale and purchase of fine art, antiques, jewelry, books and more. A…

Antique Painted Furniture Techniques
August 28, 2020

Antique Painted Furniture Techniques

Painted furniture seems to be all the rave lately, right? Chalk paint, Milk paint, latex paint, so many different types of paint. BUT, how do you create that antiqued Chippy paint look? What paint should you use? How do you apply it? I’m going to try to answer all these questions and show you how I painted my fireplace mantel with the easiest chippy paint technique…

Old Fashioned Furniture Names
August 24, 2020

Old Fashioned Furniture Names

What is That Piece of Furniture Called? by Bob Brooke Do you sometimes get confused with furniture names? If you’re a collector of antiques, you probably have found that the same name can often refer to several different kinds of furniture. If you’re just starting to collect antiques, you’re probably just downright confused. Furniture was named in two ways: After…

Antique Furniture Maker Mark
August 20, 2020

Antique Furniture Maker Mark

Alichia van Rhijn of Hearth Collective in Victoria hand crafts beautiful spoons, bowls and serving boards from wood. She is also an avid vintage and antique collector with an appreciation for the importance of makers’ marks, not only in identifying a piece’s provenance but the impact it can play on its price. “I find this fascinating and hope that my mark will…

Antique Furniture Alberta
August 16, 2020

Antique Furniture Alberta

Where On Earth Did You Get That 325 Edmonton Trail SE, Airdrie, AB T4B 2C2, Canada (403) 948-3669 Where On Earth Did You Get That Antique Mall with 15, sq ft of antiques and vintage items located 12 minutes north of Calgary. Alberta Beach Ever After Antiques and Collectibles 4823 50 Ave, Alberta Beach, AB T0E 0A0, Canada (780) 237-3528 Ever After Antiques and…

Nashville craigslist Furniture by owner
August 12, 2020

Nashville craigslist Furniture by owner

The entryway is decorated with flea market finds and a World Market pendant light. Erin and Zak gave this space and the living room a boost with a coat of Sherwin-Williams Soar. A full renovation wasn t in the budget for Zak and Erin, so they got strategic and repainted all of the kitchen cabinetry white to give the space a refresh. S is for Sparks. This vintage…

Dating Furniture
August 8, 2020

Dating Furniture

New couple alert! Amy Schumer is dating a furniture designer named Ben Hanisch, a source confirms to Us Weekly . The 29-year-old Chicago-based designer gushed over the Trainwreck actress, 34, in an adorable Instagram post on Friday, January 1. “Sometimes in life you get extremely lucky, and the smartest, funniest, most beautiful woman comes along when you least…

Antique Cast Iron Outdoor Furniture
August 4, 2020

Antique Cast Iron Outdoor Furniture

Metal is metal, right? Not so fast. In the context of garden furniture, cast iron is hard, brittle, and is more fusible than steel. While metal furniture also includes aluminum, steel, copper, and wrought iron, how can you identify if its made of cast iron? What is Cast Iron Made of? Cast iron is one of the oldest ferrous metals used in construction and outdoor…

Mixing antiques with Modern Furniture
July 31, 2020

Mixing antiques with Modern Furniture

Interior decorators are always talking about the importance of balance and proportion. It applies to color, shape, texture and style. When it comes to home decorating ideas mixing modern items with antiques is a great one because it keeps a room fresh, adds contrast and depth, and ultimately creates balance. While some people prefer to decorate their home in…

Selling Antiques, Furniture
July 27, 2020

Selling Antiques, Furniture

Freeman’s has been a trusted firm within the auction industry for more than 200 years. Our team of specialists assists you at every stage of the process, from the initial auction estimate and consignment to sale and settlement. Freeman s holds approximately 25 auctions a year spanning over 40 specialty categories ranging from folk art to contemporary design…

Wright antiques and Fine Furniture
July 23, 2020

Wright antiques and Fine Furniture

The Company’s Furniture and Fine Art Salerooms are located at Marshall House, a listed building in the centre of the historic market town of Knutsford, Cheshire. Auctions are held periodically with General Auctions fortnightly and specialist Fine Art and Antique Auctions held every two months. The Antique & Fine Art sales cover: Collectibles (incl. Treen…

Antique Furniture Legs and Feet
July 19, 2020

Antique Furniture Legs and Feet

A new chapter was written last weekend in an ongoing shaggy-paw story concerning the burgeoning value of a rare furniture style. The chronicle - involving Philadelphia furniture made for Gen. John Cadwalader, a colonial patron of the arts and Revolutionary War hero - was advanced at a New York auction when a 200-year-old wing chair with furry looking feet and…

Antique Furniture Wheels
July 15, 2020

Antique Furniture Wheels

This English style brass caster is sturdy and made for heavy duty applications. The caster was popular in the 19th century. The plate gives it an added stability factor. It is a great fit to use on an antique piece that will allow for the stem or it can be used on modern furniture such as tables, sofas or stand alone cabinets. The caster is also an excellent…

Antique door Furniture UK
July 11, 2020

Antique door Furniture UK

Door Knobs and handles are our speciality and this collection is one of the best you will find. We specialise in antique style door furniture including authentic Georgian and Victorian door knobs which play a major part in the finishing touches of most restoration projects. All of our Period door knobs are superb quality regardless of origin, but made in the…

Antique Furniture North London
July 7, 2020

Antique Furniture North London

Date/Time Hornsey Town Hall Arts Centre The Broadway London N89JJ Voted ‘BEST FAIR’ by the Vintage Guide to London & the go-to place for the old-world home, The VINTAGE FURNITURE FLEA visits Hornsey for the first time! Atomic-prints to ornaments, cushions, crockery and glass – our homes are as retro as our wardrobes nowadays! Doing away with expensive…

Harp Gallery Furniture
July 3, 2020

Harp Gallery Furniture

Excerpts from his article in World Furniture , edited by Helena Hayward, 1965. “It was to Classical Greek and Roman antiquity that designers first turned for inspiration. In Federal furniture, classical motifs and devices were applied to furniture forms, and while these too derived from antiquity, they were not slavish copies. The second phase of Classical influence…

Dovetail joint Furniture
June 29, 2020

Dovetail joint Furniture

Dovetail joints often hold two boards together in a box or drawer, almost like interlocking the fingertips of your hands. As the dovetail joint evolved through the last one hundred thirty years, it becomes a clue for the age and authenticity of antique furniture. The type of dovetailed joint, especially in drawers, reveals much about furniture construction and…

Harp Gallery Antique Furniture
June 25, 2020

Harp Gallery Antique Furniture

We respond to all inquiries and orders every business day. We guarantee the authenticity of all our items. About Us We are a recipient of the Best Antique Shop in Wisconsin award from Wisconsin Trails Magazine. Our expert restoration staff of 20 is constantly at work restoring and enhancing wonderful old treasures for you to view here or on-site in our large…

How to Appraise furniture?
June 21, 2020

How to Appraise furniture?

Glazier Appraisals specializes in appraising furniture, artwork, china, all households goods in respect to settling an estate or matrimonial (divorce) situations. We also provide appraisals for charitable donations and insurance purposes. Our main appraiser Dan Glazier, has been appraising, buying and selling furniture, antiques, china, collectables and household…

Old Fashioned Furniture
June 17, 2020

Old Fashioned Furniture

You will feel the spirit of the season as you stroll through our historic neighborhood aglow with twinkling lights and luminaries. Voices of children singing Christmas carols will evoke your memories of Christmas past. Enjoy a steaming cup of hot apple cider and delicious Christmas cookies while you take a ride on our Horse-Drawn Carriage and Wagon. Then, take…

Antique Rustic Furniture
June 13, 2020

Antique Rustic Furniture

Creating a quaint country scene is simple with our selection of home décor and furniture. You ll discover pieces featuring charmingly rustic and vintage-inspired designs that create instant nostalgia wherever they re place. Make your house a home with this wide selection of vintage decorating ideas. For a classic French country look, pick up quaint accessories…

Pittsburgh Antique Furniture
June 9, 2020

Pittsburgh Antique Furniture

Not all brag-worthy purchases include the latest product or trendiest fashion accessory. In fact, some of the best buys are those picked up while antiquing. Whether you’re on the hunt for vintage-inspired treasures, retro toys from your childhood or an aged piece of furniture, antique stores offer a time-transcending shopping experience that no chain store can…

Danish Furniture Auction
June 5, 2020

Danish Furniture Auction

Master craftsmanship, pure lines, both humanist and functionalist, sturdy, yet elegant designs that accommodate both humanist and functionalist elements… Yes, we are talking about Scandinavian Design. The mid-centurian movement, which took the world by storm in 1940s, is once again seizing the stage, achieving worldwide popularity, especially in the last 5 years…

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