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Antique Furniture Virginia
November 13, 2018

Antique Furniture Virginia

WASHINGTON — You may want to reconsider throwing out grandma’s dining room set this spring. in Leesburg, Virginia, says you can bring your old furniture up to date instead of throwing it away. Eblen cares deeply about furniture waste. “We are throwing away the really good furniture that you could never even buy today, ” Eblen said. It’s a growing problem in the…

Antique Desks value
November 9, 2018

Antique Desks value

Antique desks were once utilitarian furniture pieces that served multiple functions, such as storing pens, papers, books, and papers for writing. Now, they occupy revered space in homes and businesses as showpieces, more often shown for display than used daily. Antiques are objects more than 100 years old, so these desks and secretaries were made before the advent…

Eastlake Antique Furniture
November 1, 2018

Eastlake Antique Furniture

Werry: Herter Brothers, Allen and Brother, John Henry Belter, and J & JW Meeks are the names that are selling in the market and garnering the really big bucks these days, as well as Alexander Roux and R.J. Horner. My favorites are Merklen Brothers, John Henry Belter, Allen and Brother. Those are my top three. My favorites styles are Renaissance Revival…

B & e Custom Made Furniture
October 28, 2018

B & e Custom Made Furniture

Received my two doggie dens today. They arrived early and Bethany was great answering questions and helping with add ons and changes during the process.They really are beautiful pieces of furniture. Definitely worth the wait! 5 stars — we love our doggie den. The quality is great, as well as the customer service. I love that they send you the legs that you can…

Where to Get antiques appraised?
October 24, 2018

Where to Get antiques appraised?

There are a number of factors to consider when you need to get an antique or collectible appraised. Sometimes it s a matter of just knowing how much something is worth before you attempt to sell it. Or, in the instance of a family heirloom, finding out how much it s worth for your own information. Other times you may need a more formal appraisal for insurance…

Looking for Antique 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?
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…

Photos of Antique 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…

Vintage Wagon Wheel 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…

Identifying Antique 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?
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
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…

South African Antique 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…

Russian Antique Furniture
August 12, 2018

Russian Antique Furniture

Russian Furniture Styles - 1780-1790 This history of furniture manufacture in Russia is closely linked to the construction of new palaces built in the second half of the eighteenth century in Russia. The influence of European furniture in Russia certainly did not suddenly disappear, but it became a secondary rather than a major source of inspiration. Four groups…

Antique Furniture Cornwall
July 31, 2018

Antique Furniture Cornwall

Antiques Fair Started in 1989, Lostwithiel Antiques Fair is Cornwall s longest running antiques fair, with stalls selling antiques, paintings, ephemera, postcards, stamps, jewellery, silver and collectables. Antique Fairs are held on the 2nd Sunday of the month. Antiques and Collectors Market The Lostwithiel Antiques and Collectors Market is held monthly on Fridays…

Furniture Dovetail
July 27, 2018

Furniture Dovetail

Dovetail Furniture: Blending Rustic Elegance with a Modern Touch Finding all the right pieces to fill out a room is an adventure in its own right. Sure, just about any furniture can furnish a home, but only a handful truly exude style and personality while offering the comfort and allure you’re proud to call your own. No matter how many hours you spend scouring…

Antique Jacobean 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…

Antique Cast Iron 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…

Antique Furniture Lebanon
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…

Miniature Antique Furniture
May 12, 2018

Miniature Antique Furniture

As a child, you voraciously turned the pages of Gulliver s Travels,you adored the Smurfs and the Oompa Loompas, and you could disappear into your dollhouse for hours on end. You are a lover of the diminutive, an avid collector of antique miniature dolls, portraits, furniture, and other tiny delights. Feed your colossal obsession with wee things. Pick out finely…

Dixie Furniture Antique Dresser
April 26, 2018

Dixie Furniture Antique Dresser

Decor Direct has a fine collection of vintage servers, dining room cabinets, display cabinets and bar cabinets for your entertaining needs. From Scandinavian servers to fifties styles. Vintage China Cabinets Authentic and charming! Check out the antique cash register that is still functional. Enrich your environments with whimsical vintage decor. Furnish vintage…

Austin Antique 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…

Types of Antique 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…

Antiques on LINE
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…

Antique Office Furniture UK
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 Furniture Indiana
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…

Antique Furniture Oklahoma City
January 20, 2018

Antique Furniture Oklahoma City

YP - The Real Yellow PagesSM - helps you find the right local businesses to meet your specific needs. Search results are sorted by a combination of factors to give you a set of choices in response to your search criteria. These factors are similar to those you might use to determine which business to select from a local Yellow Pages directory, including proximity…

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