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Antique Furniture Durham Region
February 28, 2022

Antique Furniture Durham Region

03 The Ancient Manor House 38 The Bank Barnard Castle County Durham DL12 8PN Tel. 38 Antique lighting restorer full restoration service and rewiring capable in-house other skills include gilding, brazing silver soldering, polishing, gold leaf, paint effects, and many more 04 Private dealer, by appointment Kings Road Whitley Bay Tyne and Wear Tel. 01 Rocking horse…

Harp Antique Gallery
February 24, 2022

Harp Antique Gallery

Hunt Slonem has ridden camels in the Middle East, grown orchids in Nicaragua, and bought an entire armory in Scranton, Pa. He’s explored palaces in India, visited bird sanctuaries in the Philippines, and shown his exuberant, neo-expressionist paintings everywhere from NYC’s Metropolitan Museum of Art to galleries in St. Petersburg, Russia, and even the Judy Garland…

Antique Dining Room Furniture Styles
February 20, 2022

Antique Dining Room Furniture Styles

A close inspection of saw marks can help you determine a table s age. If your family has used the same dining room table since you were young, there s a chance that you ve been eating your dinner from a priceless antique. The condition and markings on the wood, the style and the hardware used to assemble the table can help determine if it s antique - more than…

Where Can I Find old furniture?
February 16, 2022

Where Can I Find old furniture?

Yeah, yeah, we know about IKEA. For better or worse, it s the place where many of us go to furnish our homes affordably without having to go through the hassle of going to a furniture store. However, you re not always going to live close to the mothership of First Apartment Furniture - or, maybe you just don t want to set foot in an IKEA. Your choice. If you…

Antiquing Furniture Techniques
February 12, 2022

Antiquing Furniture Techniques

I love a good furniture makeover. It s one of my favorite things. Today, I m kicking off the first of the year with this classy rustic black painted nightstand makeover that was painted and distressed without using ANY sandpaper! This natural furniture distressing technique is one of my FAVORITE go to methods to give a piece a naturally aged and worn look! This…

Antique Furniture Omaha
February 8, 2022

Antique Furniture Omaha

A century of journeys found in Omaha s Back In The Day antiques shop. By Matthew Spencer Anthony Chambers has found millions of items for his antique and collectibles store. The South Omaha store Back In The Day takes customers on a fascinating nostalgic tour, with thousands of vinyl albums and records, funky fashion and an amazing array of odd artifacts. Dave…

Sell my Antique
February 4, 2022

Sell my Antique

If you are reading this article, there s a good chance that you may have an old painting at home which is a treasured possession that you ve owned for years. Alternatively you might be curious about something you have either inherited, or found in a thrift store, charity shop, car boot sale or junk shop. Maybe you have a work of art lying unwanted in the attic…

Antiques Furniture Northern Ireland
January 31, 2022

Antiques Furniture Northern Ireland

04 Parliament Buildings and Stormont Estate Belfast BT4 3XX Tel. 0117 974 2395 The Antiques Roadshow records programmes across the UK, throughout the year, with some of Britain s leading antiques and fine arts specialists. At the recordings, the specialists are on hand to offer free advice and valuations to visitors who are invited to raid their attics and bring…

Where Can I Get antiques Appraisal?
January 27, 2022

Where Can I Get antiques Appraisal?

Old and valuable—or just plain old? It can be hard for the untrained eye to tell, and nobody wants to sell Granny s candy dish for $2 at a yard sale when it s really worth $200. But a professional appraisal costs upward of $75 an hour. If you re considering shelling out for a pro, here s what you should do first: Look for clues Label, brand or signature Check…

Want to Sell Antique Furniture
January 23, 2022

Want to Sell Antique Furniture

Todd Sigety, an antiques appraiser in Alexandria, Va., recently got a call from a woman who wanted him to look through the contents of a storage unit that belonged to her late aunt. “She didn’t think there was anything worth keeping but wanted to make sure before she threw stuff out, ” he says. Sure enough, there wasn’t much of value—except for one painting…

French Provincial Antique Furniture
January 19, 2022

French Provincial Antique Furniture

Don t damage the original patina when cleaning antique furniture. The wooden portions of genuine French Provincial furniture, which was produced in the 18th century, is typically solid wood, making it easy to clean with basic supplies and techniques. Extra care is necessary to preserve the aesthetically pleasing patina and the weathered appearance of the wood…

Antique Furniture Scotland
January 15, 2022

Antique Furniture Scotland

/*CONTENT*/?> Antique Furniture in Scotland Here at Country Homes Antiques, we are one of the leading antique furniture suppliers in Scotland. We stock a vast range of traditional furniture from all periods such as the Edwardian and Georgian period. We source our antique furniture from a number of places and ensure it’s of usable quality before it’s sold…

Antique Dresser with Wheels
January 11, 2022

Antique Dresser with Wheels

Hi everyone! I’m here today to share how we turned our sitting room from plain and empty to cozy and welcoming just by adding an antique dresser. Once I found the right size piece for the space (at the right price of course), the rest was easy. Just a little elbow grease, some new hardware and styling, and that’s it! Here’s the dresser when I first bought it…

Antique Furniture Portland Oregon
January 7, 2022

Antique Furniture Portland Oregon

Take a tour through Portland’s antiquing scene, where vintage emporiums offer troves of collectibles. Choose from stylish ‘50s couches, Victorian brass doorknobs and other eye-popping memorabilia of decades past. Old Portland Hardware & Architectural This meticulously curated shop offers rarities to fulfill an antiquing hobbyist’s wildest dreams. Everything…

CHIP and Dale Antique Furniture
January 3, 2022

CHIP and Dale Antique Furniture

American furniture crafted in the Chippendale style from about 1750-1780 was named after London cabinetmaker Thomas Chippendale s work. He became quite famous in his day after publishing The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker s Director, a guide for constructing a variety of furniture pieces, several times between 1754 and 1762. Important pieces crafted by Chippendale…

Antique Tables Worth
December 30, 2021

Antique Tables Worth

The original shade, especially if it s glass, adds to the value of your antique lamp. An antique table lamp may carry significant value if it is rare or made by a sought-after designer. On the other hand, just because a lamp is old or even rare doesn t mean it is valuable - if it is in poor condition, not functioning properly or not of good quality, it may only…

Antique Furniture Direct
December 26, 2021

Antique Furniture Direct

Antique Furniture Care and Preservation The methods of care for historical or valuable antique furniture have changed over the years. No longer considered just functional, antique furniture should not be cared for or repaired in the same manner as modern home furnishings. The use of polishes, adhesives, fasteners and finishes can dramatically affect the current…

Antique Furniture Repair Los Angeles
December 22, 2021

Antique Furniture Repair Los Angeles

6434 Foothill Blvd Los Angeles, CA 91042 (818) 326-3321 I can not even begin to write how impressed I am with Ed & Jack. Hands down, they are the best. Took my antique vanity from the 1800 s and made it look spectacular. Kept the historic integrity, fashioned new pieces identical to the old, refinished, varnished and gave much love to my beloved piece…

Walnut Antique Furniture
December 18, 2021

Walnut Antique Furniture

Antique Walnut furniture comes in two forms, either plain or Burr in grain. It was first seen in early periods such as Queen Ann but it was mainly used in Victorian and Edwardian pieces of cabinet making. Walnut is a durable hard wood timber and was very popular in the Arts and Crafts movement as cabinet makers realized that its versatility would make it easier…

Antique Revival Furniture
December 14, 2021

Antique Revival Furniture

Rococo (pronounced roh-coh-coh) is also known as Late Baroque by some antiques enthusiasts and historians. While not as common, it can also be spelled roccoco referencing the same style. This type of furniture originally came about as an offshoot of architectural styles popular in the late 1600s. By the early 1700s, it was seen in all forms of artistic expression…

Value of old Secretary Desks
December 10, 2021

Value of old Secretary Desks

Paul Desmond Brown drawing (photo courtesy of the collector) Paul Desmond Brown ink illustration Q. I recently purchased this for $5 in a thrift store. It appears to be the work of Paul Desmond Brown, the well-known equestrian illustrator. This illustration seems to be from his children s book, Crazy Quilt Circus Pony. We have determined that it is an original…

Antique Dresser on Wheels
December 6, 2021

Antique Dresser on Wheels

This is one of those posts that was totally not planned, but I just have to share this quick antique dresser restoration with you! Our recently graduated nephew has come to live with us while establishing himself in Oregon and that meant an overhaul of our son’s room (see his previous surprise extreme room makeover here) to accommodate two college-aged men. I’m…

Done Deal Antique Furniture
December 2, 2021

Done Deal Antique Furniture

It seems every few months there’s a news story about someone making a lot of money from a valuable artefact or lost treasure. Have you ever wondered could you be the next? So, how do you know that the item you’ve just bought via DoneDeal or are planning to sell on DoneDeal is of eyebrow raising value? Modern value To put some perspective on what will hold value…

Duncan Phyfe Antique Furniture
November 28, 2021

Duncan Phyfe Antique Furniture

Ever since your visit to the White House where you saw some beautiful Duncan Phyfe furniture, you have wanted a few pieces for your own home. Dating from the mid-1800s, this furniture will blend well with the other antiques you have scattered throughout the house. Big Sunday dinners are a tradition with your family, and a Duncan Phyfe drop leaf table will comfortably…

Levenshulme antiques Village Furniture
November 24, 2021

Levenshulme antiques Village Furniture

When you’re on the move, you can hardly jam an antique sofa into your rucksack. But sometimes wandering around shops full of treasures from times long gone is a great way to familiarise yourself with a different culture or to simply cut your imagination loose. Levenshulme Antiques Village, a short bus ride from Manchester city centre, is home to a jumble of shops…

Most Valuable Antique Furniture
November 20, 2021

Most Valuable Antique Furniture

Anyone who s a regular thrifter or antique shopper knows that thrift stores are usually packed floor-to-ceiling with treasures that are just waiting to find a new home. But how do you know what s worth purchasing and what isn t? In addition to hunting for gems that speak to your own personal taste (those really arethe best), you can also seek out the most valuable…

Furniture on eBay UK
November 16, 2021

Furniture on eBay UK

Whichever room you’re furnishing, home improvement can seem intimidating if you don t do it right. Step up to the task, and easily find the furniture you want, from cabinets and cupboards to stash away your mess out of sight, to bookcases and shelves to display your kitchen drinkware at its best. Check out our brilliant bedroom furniture, including bedside tables…

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