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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…

Historical Furniture
November 12, 2021

Historical Furniture

The Town of Mebane and the White Furniture Company grew up together. Founded by David and William White in 1881, the company employed 500 workers at its peak. The closing of the company in 1993 left 203 workers unemployed. For years the town and the plant were synonymous, but international trade agreements and unwillingness to compromise quality led to the company’s…

What age is Antique?
November 8, 2021

What age is Antique?

If you love motorcycles, the lure and appeal of the bike seems almost overpowering. While different enthusiasts love them for different reasons, most have a pretty well-formed opinion about which manufacturer (or even model) is the “best” one. Some motorcycle lovers steer clear of the modern-day bike with its high-tech features and state-of-the-art creature comforts…

Vermont antiques Furniture
November 4, 2021

Vermont antiques Furniture

The antique business in Vermont has seen solid sales numbers in the past two to three years, as other sectors in the economy continue to rebound from the recession. The region’s antiques market is seeing higher demand for more modern items among some customers, although some interest remains in items 100 years old or older. Brian Lewis, owner of the Antique Center…

Antique Furniture Consignment
October 31, 2021

Antique Furniture Consignment

If you are looking to maximize your return on selling your antique glassware, china, furniture, or fine jewelry, consider H & B Gallery. By consigning your item with us, it will be displayed on one of the largest showrooms in the Twin Cities, and viewed by hundreds of customers a month. Our consignment services have helped people all over the Minneapolis…

Antique Finish on Furniture
October 27, 2021

Antique Finish on Furniture

Minwax® Antique Oil Finish is an oil-based protective finish that gives wood a soft, hand-rubbed lustre. It’s durable, easily maintained, and highly resistant to staining. Minwax® Antique Oil Finish may be used over finished and unfinished wood. Antique Oil Finish is recommended for interior wood surfaces such as cabinets, tables, paneling, doors and trim. It…

Antique Patio Furniture
October 23, 2021

Antique Patio Furniture

RMSer cobbcottage found this coffee table on the curb and thought it perfect for her porch. Outdoor Wheel Piece Antique farm implements and mechanical parts become instant art when hung on a wall, fence or gate. Look for pieces with interesting lines like tractor grates, wooden cogs and metal gears. Outdoor Space with Bench An obvious thing to look for when shopping…

Antique Wardrobes Furniture
October 19, 2021

Antique Wardrobes Furniture

About Us: Savvy Discount Furniture offers massive savings and a huge selection on furniture and home furnishings in Dallas & Fort Worth TX, Memphis TN. and surrounding communities. Savvy Discount Furniture provides amazing customer service with friendly and knowledgeable salespeople who are eager to help. If you re looking to buy that perfect sofa, dining…

How to Paint Furniture Antique?
October 15, 2021

How to Paint Furniture Antique?

Chalk paint lacks a sealer that most paint has and, therefore, requires a wax to seal the color and keep water or other debris from getting in the finish. First, make sure that the paint is completely dry. You need to use a separate brush for applying wax. Several types of brushes specific to wax application are available; they usually have a slightly rounded…

Antique Furniture Jacksonville FL
October 11, 2021

Antique Furniture Jacksonville FL

Franchise operator: Jo Ann Reed Bond Fax: Jacksonville, FL Location Hours in Jacksonville Monday - Friday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM Navis Pack & Ship of Jacksonville 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…

Bid on Furniture
October 7, 2021

Bid on Furniture

Kortny Hahn Staff Writer, @khahnCDT @khahnCDT CHEBOYGAN COUNTY- Once renovations and remodeling is complete on the back building at the Cheboygan, Otsego, Presque Isle Education Service District facility, Interphase Interiors out of Traverse City will provide the furniture needed to fill it. “We got the approval to put this bid out last month, ” said Jamie Huber…

Antique Furniture Leicester
October 3, 2021

Antique Furniture Leicester

New visitors are often surprised at the size of our Emporium shop; we have a huge range of excellent quality second-hand furniture and household goods at great prices. You ll be amazed at what you can find, whether you need to kit out an empty flat, replace a three-piece suite or purchase that special piece of furniture. We have dining sets, sofas, coffee tables…

Antique Furniture for Cheap
September 29, 2021

Antique Furniture for Cheap

Have you ever wanted to own a piece of Saratoga history – literally? This weekend is your chance! The Adelphi Hospitality Group is in the final stages of renovating the Adelphi Hotel, and while the group is repurposing dozens of the hotel’s original furniture and mirrors, they want to share the hotel’s history with the community. On Sunday, February 19, the Adelphi…

Mid Century antiques
September 25, 2021

Mid Century antiques

Jamie Drake and Caleb Anderson know good antiques. The interior designers, who joined forces last year to form Drake/Anderson, are both known for their distinct ability to give new life to traditional pieces, blending old and new in a fresh and always interesting way. Drake most notably proved his facility with traditional design in 2003, when he outfitted the…

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