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Cleaning Antique Oak Furniture
December 23, 2017

Cleaning Antique Oak Furniture

The old philosophy in furniture restoration was to strip the antique down to the bare wood. Today we want to preserve as much of the original finish and color as possible. Often what people perceive to be an old, worn finish is just dirt and grime. In such cases, all a piece needs is a good cleaning. Wipe it with a rag loaded with a cleaner specifically made…

How to Distress Antique furniture?
December 3, 2017

How to Distress Antique furniture?

Antique furniture gives homes a rustic look, but finding a piece of real antique furniture is a difficult and expensive task. Rather than hunting in vain for an already-worn piece of furniture, distress a modern black dresser to make it look vintage and not break your budget. When you distress a dresser, you get the sturdiness of a newly-crafted piece of furniture…

Antique Lebus Furniture
November 29, 2017

Antique Lebus Furniture

By Nancy Hiller From Issue 66 In an out-of-the-way corner of Tottenham in northern London, a narrow footpath leads across a meadow from the banks of the River Lea to a row of brick industrial buildings that clearly have seen better days. The buildings’ current occupants are the sort of businesses most of us take for granted: a manufacturer of decorative cake…

Antique Furniture Styles Guide
November 21, 2017

Antique Furniture Styles Guide

Antique furniture is one of the most in-demand collectible items today, as these pieces can bring both aesthetic and practical value to a room. Furniture has been around since man shifted from living a nomadic lifestyle to settling down into stable communities. When people first started building permanent homes, they began building furniture to help with their…

Antique Furniture Montreal
November 2, 2017

Antique Furniture Montreal

Since 1992, Cite Deco Meubles has been recognized as one of Montreal city s best vintage furniture store. We specialize in furniture from the Art Deco period and from the years 1950 to 1980. We offer a great selection of mid-century and Art Deco furniture, lighting and accessories from Eames, Panton, Jacobsen, Prober, Knoll, Herman Miller, Paulin as well as Danish…

French Antique Furniture UK
October 17, 2017

French Antique Furniture UK

Dark brown wooden furniture – that tribe of low-value, clunky pieces dating from the late-19th and early-20th centuries – suffers from an image problem. With today’s preference for light, airy and uncluttered interiors, ordinary brown furniture can be hard to work into a room scheme. As a result, perfectly serviceable pieces of Victorian, Edwardian and early-20th-century…

How to Stain Antique furniture?
September 23, 2017

How to Stain Antique furniture?

If you discover missing veneer, chipped wood or a damaged molding, you can fix it easily with epoxy putty. Kevin showed us the process he uses (watch a video of him patching a piece of chipped veneer with Quickwood), and the resulting repair is so realistic that it’s hard to spot. When it’s hardened, the epoxy is light colored and about the density of wood. You…

Atlanta Antique Furniture
September 11, 2017

Atlanta Antique Furniture

We’ll Market Your Atlanta Consignment Furniture And Collectibles Like They’re Our Own Consignment antique furniture sellers in Atlanta know: There may be many antique furniture stores that sell furniture on consignment, but only Aardvark Antiques markets and sells your merchandise like it is our very own. Experience the Aardvark difference when you list your…

Arts and Crafts Antique Furniture
September 3, 2017

Arts and Crafts Antique Furniture

Charles Limbert started out working as a salesman for his father’s furniture business in the 1890s. He established his own chair factory in 1894, and continued representing other furniture manufacturers as well. In fact, his efforts helped to boost the popularity of rustic furniture made by Old Hickory of Martinsville, Indiana, according to the Arts &…

Antique Broyhill Furniture
August 4, 2017

Antique Broyhill Furniture

One Broyhill Park Lenoir, North Carolina 28633 U.S.A. Telephone: (704) 758-3 Fax: (704) 758-3 Wholly Owned Subsidiary of Interco, Inc. Incorporated: 1926 as the Lenoir Chair Company Employees: 6, 700 Sales: $540 million SICs: 2511 Wood Household Furniture; 2512 Upholstered Household Furniture Company History: Broyhill Furniture Industries, Inc. is a leading American…

Victorian Antique Furniture
February 10, 2017

Victorian Antique Furniture

Antique 19th Century Victorian Walnut Campaign Writing Box With Fitted Interior A lovely antique 19th century Victorian writing box. The box is made out of walnut with brass furnishing. When opening the box, it has a lovely leather surface. The surface opens up on both sides to reveal a hidden compartment. At the bottom of there are two inkwells, two boxes and…

Unfinished antiques Furniture
January 25, 2015

Unfinished antiques Furniture

One of the tropical birch trees is the teak tree. These trees can grow as high as 120 feet and are found Unfinished hardwood floors are one of the least expensive and most common options people choose when they install hardwood flooring. Many choose Cleaning wood furniture can be tricky, especially when it s unfinished wood. If your unfinished wood furniture…

Classical Furniture Design
April 7, 2016

Classical Furniture Design

Sitting at a desk all day can actually feel good. Update and innovate your home office with the Humanscale® Diffrient World Mesh Desk Chair that uses your weight to keep you balanced and comfortable during your work day. The sleek desk chair offers custom lumbar and back support and matches well with many of our desks. Let one of our lighting fixtures like the…

Antique Furniture Stamps
March 3, 2017

Antique Furniture Stamps

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Antique Furniture Manufacturing
June 27, 2015

Antique Furniture Manufacturing

One of the most frequently asked questions about a piece of older and antique furniture is, “Who made it?” That seems to be a reasonable question, along with the other basic inquiries of “How old is it?” and “What is it worth?” But that first question is almost always the most difficult to answer and sometimes it is totally impossible. The vast majority of furniture…

French Antique Furniture Louis XV
April 22, 2016

French Antique Furniture Louis XV

The French art fraud office, OCBC, began investigating the two antiques dealers, Bill Pallot, a chair specialist, and Laurent Kraemer, owner of the Kraemer gallery – one of Paris’ oldest – in 2012. They started the probe after receiving letters of denunciation from another French antiques dealer, Charles Hooreman, a renowned specialist of 18th century chairs…

Appraisal Furniture
June 15, 2016

Appraisal Furniture

During the home-buying process, obtaining a home appraisal is a critical step. Let’s take a look at some of the frequently asked questions. Q. What is an appraisal? How is it used? A home appraisal is an unbiased estimate of the true (or fair market) value of what a home is worth. All lenders order an appraisal during the mortgage loan process so that there is…

Where Can I Sell my Antique furniture?
January 14, 2016

Where Can I Sell my Antique furniture?

When you acquire a new item, research it thoroughly before attempting to clean it up. Some furniture is best left untreated by chemical cleaners, whereas others will thrive with a little beeswax and a lot of elbow grease. Collectibles There is a whole world of collectibles out there in the estate sale world. Just remember — not every item has a great value but…

How to Appraise antiques?
May 31, 2016

How to Appraise antiques?

There are a number of factors you must consider when determining the value of an antique or collectible. Looking an item up in a price guide or finding a comparable item is only the beginning.In this article I have listed some guide lines to use when valuing your antique or collectible. I will start with one of the most important things to consider when determining…

Antique Furniture London Ontario
August 17, 2016

Antique Furniture London Ontario

Navis Pack & Ship in London has earned a reputation for excellence for our packing, palletizing, crating, boxing and shipping services. About Us Navis Pack & Ship of London 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…

Turn of the Century Furniture
February 22, 2017

Turn of the Century Furniture

The marvels, mysteries and misidentifications in American furniture produced between 1850 and 1900 have occupied an increasing number of scholars, museum curators, collectors and dealers in recent years. Questions about what was made when, where and by whom - and its esthetic worth - continue to mount as specialists uncover, from the wealth of material of the…

Polishing Antique Furniture
November 12, 2016

Polishing Antique Furniture

Taking care of your antique furniture is one of the most important things you can do, the better you handle your antiques, especially those made of organic material such as wood or leather, the better they will survive the test of time. Buying and Selling Antiques Antique buying and collecting is not for the over-50 crowd anymore. Younger collectors are enjoying…

Furniture Detroit MI
February 7, 2017

Furniture Detroit MI

Serving Detroit, MI & Surrounding Areas Rent Home & Apartment Furniture in Detroit If you’ve recently moved to Detroit, are relocating employees, or have come to town for a short-term or temporary assignment, then consider the benefits associated with renting furniture over buying. Brook Furniture Rental is committed to your comfort and happiness…

Antique Furniture Information
November 18, 2015

Antique Furniture Information

It’s been said that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. But it’s no compliment when imitations or reproductions are used to defraud consumers. When consumers buy what they’re told is a genuine antique or a vintage collectible, but learn later they were knowingly sold a fake that can sell for less, it’s fraud. Buying and selling antiques and collectibles…

Antique Drawers
March 13, 2014

Antique Drawers

Every time I see some new piece of furniture sold for old, I m reminded of a Lincoln story. Lincoln was summing up a case in which he thought a witness was less than truthful. To recall this to the jury, he asked a riddle. If you call a cow s tail a leg , Lincoln began, how many legs would a cow have? He paused, then answered, Just four – because calling…

Old Antique Furniture
February 11, 2017

Old Antique Furniture

A – The presence of veneer on a piece of furniture indicates recent production. B – The presence of veneer indicates inferior quality. C – A piece of furniture with veneer on it cannot be stripped, sanded or refinished. D – When veneer chips it’s best to remove the old veneer and finish what’s under it. Of course they are all false … or mostly false. Let’s look…

Unique Antique Furniture
April 5, 2016

Unique Antique Furniture

20201 Livernois Ave Detroit, MI 48221 (313) 345-0884 My all time favorite store for thrifty finds The owner has a heart of gold and takes care of his customers If you love treasure hunting and finding the perfect diamond in the rough then this is thee place for you! You never know what you may find so I highly recommend Fred s for unique gifts, furnishings and…

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