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Old Wood Dressers
June 9, 2018

Old Wood Dressers

Last year some friends gave us a set of old dressers before they moved to the beach. The dressers were in decent shape, but definitely needed a little work. I just knew I was the girl for the job. And so do all my friends, which is why I ve never been able to park in our garage. Not once. You win some, you lose some. This dresser ended up being one of my easiest…

Aged Wood furniture
May 28, 2018

Aged Wood furniture

Steps Wear down your furniture with sandpaper. For the most authentic antique wooden furniture look, sand down areas that would most likely be worn over time. For example, arm rests, chair seats, chair rungs, edges and surfaces near drawer pulls are usually the most worn furniture areas. Simulate worm holes. Antique wooden furniture often has woodworm holes…

Cleaning Antique Wood furniture
May 20, 2018

Cleaning Antique Wood furniture

Learning how to clean old wood furniture, like those fabulous finds at thrift stores and yard sales, requires patience. Just as discovering lovely furniture in a grandparent s attic can be like uncovering treasure, you ll have to dig through some grime to find the gold beneath. Clean and Review Cleaning a wood finish may include polishing, mending and touching…

Antique Wooden Wheels for furniture
April 22, 2018

Antique Wooden Wheels for furniture

Your drive to continue rollin fuels your fire to keep turning, spin over that next mountain, and down the valley again. A wagon wheel evokes those kinds of feelings, prompting buyers to keep the antique close by to touch or hold on to as a reminder to keep going. Check out a wagon wheel chandelier made out of hickory, oak, and ash, hanging from a 2-foot chain…

Retro Wood furniture
April 10, 2018

Retro Wood furniture

Aaron Wong KILANAS When Muhammad Abdul Hafiz Mahmus and his friends would pull up to industrial sites and warehouses across Brunei-Muara three years ago, workers on site would appear baffled as the band of youth voiced their request. They pointed to wooden pallets – cheap, disposable and badly treated support structures which items are often loaded on for transport…

Antique Wood furniture Restoration
March 21, 2018

Antique Wood furniture Restoration

Over the years, wood furniture, cabinetry, and architectural woodwork (e.g., hand railings) can become encrusted with dirt and grime. This process is accelerated when we touch items and leave a little oil behind from our skin that combines with dirt and dust to produce a significant layer on the surface of the finish. Another source of the oily/dirty grime comes…

Restoring Antique Wood furniture
March 9, 2018

Restoring Antique Wood furniture

Identifying an Old Finish If you don t know what the finish is, you could end up damaging a perfectly good finish or wasting your time on a technique that won t work. This knowledge is also essential in repair work; determining the finish is especially helpful when you re matching one finish to another. For restoration purposes, the only distinction that really…

Best way to Clean Antique Wood furniture
February 25, 2018

Best way to Clean Antique Wood furniture

I wouldn t use soap and water on wood. I always use Murphy s on my wood. Recently I found a product called Feed-N-Wax. It s by Howard (never heard of it.) and the instructions are to apply with a cloth, wait 20 minutes, then buff off. I garnered quite a bit of dark dirt from my clean furniture doing this. It s made of beeswax and orange oil. found this helpful…

Antiquing Wood furniture
February 21, 2018

Antiquing Wood furniture

We used 220 grit fine sandpaper to scratch up the surface of the whole piece of furniture, to sand out the sheen from the satin paint. Then, we went around the edges and quickly rubbed them with the fine sandpaper to expose the white paint and the raw wood underneath. CAUTION: When using sandpaper quickly, it heats up fast and can burn your fingers, so wear work…

Antique Dressers with Wooden Wheels
January 16, 2018

Antique Dressers with Wooden Wheels

How to Remove Antique Furniture Casters A century ago, furniture makers attached small wheels, also referred to as casters, to the legs of furniture. Casters make furniture easier How to Replace a Stem Caster How to Replace a Stem Caster. A stem caster is part of a swivel wheel system that is attached to the legs How to Refinish a Chest of Drawers A chest of…

Next Dark Wood furniture
January 8, 2018

Next Dark Wood furniture

A DIYer can save money by staining unfinished furniture. But staining is scary because it is permanent – and the DIYer does have to be careful. There are also a lot of products to use, including oil-based and water-based stains and wood conditioners, which can get confusing. Here are some ways to avoid common staining difficulties. When working with stain, protect…

Antique Cherry Wood furniture
December 27, 2017

Antique Cherry Wood furniture

Sometimes I feel like I write about these design mistakes as if they were Public Service Announcements; saving lives, preventing deaths … getting kids off drugs. But listen up America, don’t text and drive, stop shaking your baby, buckle your safety belt and never, ever buy really shiny fake toned wood furniture (or cabinetry). If you already have some don’t…

Cheap Wooden furniture
December 19, 2017

Cheap Wooden furniture

We are proud to offer the world s largest selection of Vermont Made Furniture. Our handcrafted furniture is 100% made in America, right here in the Green Mountain State. It s the natural, real solid wood furniture you ve always admired and here you can even customize it online. The luxury of timeless style and honest craftsmanship for your bedroom, dining room…

Wooden Antique furniture
November 16, 2017

Wooden Antique furniture

Choosing a piece of antique furniture for your home can be a genuinely rewarding experience, But it can also be a challenge to select the right piece with so many options and limited time to consider them. Many antiques are one-of-a-kind pieces and once someone else has snapped one up or it’s gone through auction, you’re out of luck. The best strategy is to understand…

Antique Finishes Wood furniture
November 14, 2017

Antique Finishes Wood furniture

By Ken Melchert Many different finishes have been used to beautify and protect wood furniture through the centuries. Many historically authentic finishes were high maintenance, labor intensive, and not very durable, so the trend has been to more impervious and enduring finishes suitable for everyday living. Simple wax finishes have been used for many years, especially…

Antique Wood Bedroom furniture
October 29, 2017

Antique Wood Bedroom furniture

Wood Tiled 6-Drawer Dresser, Whitewash $1, 199 Light, white and just right. Our Wood Tiled 6-Drawer Dresser features whitewashed hand-inlaid wood tiles, a smooth lacquered body and understated antique bronze-finished hardware. With six roomy drawers, it makes a light and airy addition to the bedroom, entryway or living room. This west elm Design Deal is always…

Best Polish for Antique Wood furniture
October 9, 2017

Best Polish for Antique Wood furniture

It depends on what the finish is, but for non-painted items in good condition a safe but good wax is any of the following: Butcher’s Boston Polish Paste Wax, sold @ or Staples Clear Paste Wax, sold @ . These should protect and polish French polishes or traditional true shellac varnishes, and cannot hurt any modern varnish. To bring the shine up, polish (rub out)…

Classic Wooden furniture
September 19, 2017

Classic Wooden furniture

Plan Toys Classic collection of wooden dollhouse furniture allows children to decorate their doll house while developing the imagination. The includes the following pieces: Double Bed with Quilt and 2 Pillows Wardrobe Vanity and Stool 2 End Tables Lamp Plan Toys Classic Wooden Dollhouse Furniture is the winner of six prestigious toy awards: Spiel Gut (Good Toy)…

Mid Century Wood furniture
September 6, 2017

Mid Century Wood furniture

From to dining tables, the angular compositions and clean lines that characterize the mid-century modern style are an enduring symbol of good design. Born in the postwar heyday of the 1950s, mid-century modern design harnessed elements of modernity that remain relevant in the 21st century. west elm’s mid-century furniture collection continues this design tradition…

Wooden Casters Antique furniture
July 26, 2017

Wooden Casters Antique furniture

Decorating is in the details and Antique Hardware & More carries a variety of antique wooden casters, porcelain casters, steel casters and brass casters perfect for refinishing, restoration or reproduction projects. Our casters are suitable for many types of furniture including chairs, tables, beds and more. We have introduced our brass foot and crystal…

Wood furniture pics
July 20, 2017

Wood furniture pics

The first thing that comes to mind for me is to make sure you compose the shot in such a way that someone can imagine sitting in it. For like a marketing style photo, try having other things in the shot and have it set up so that it looks liveable, but keep in mind you want to design the scene so that everything is facing the camera. Think typical theater design…

Antique Solid Wood Dining Table
March 31, 2017

Antique Solid Wood Dining Table

Leaves our warehouse in 1-10 business days. * Standard Return Policy: Items must be returned in new or unused condition and contain all original materials included with the shipment. More Details International Shipping: We proudly offer international shipping to over 180 countries and several US Territories. Click here to see a list of supported countries by…

Treating woodworm in Antique furniture
May 23, 2016

Treating woodworm in Antique furniture

Below are some handy hints and tips on how to . Some of these methods are used by our restorers when cleaning our quality pieces before they go up for sale. The correct method to apply Wax on Antique Furniture should always have the original finish preserved and the best way to do this is by using a wax finish as it is very easy to apply, it will clean any old…

Old Wooden furniture
March 25, 2017

Old Wooden furniture

I don’t claim to be a handyman (or a handy woman !). However, I sure do love a good DIY project (especially if it saves money)! My fiancé and I are signing a lease on our first apartment soon, and our wedding is coming up in July, so I need to learn how to furnish my home on the cheap. One of the easiest ways to fill your space is by purchasing secondhand treasures…

Old Wood Table
December 22, 2016

Old Wood Table

There are many things to look for in finding a “diamond in the rough” piece of furniture from an estate sale, garage sale or thrift store. Look for the potential in a piece of furniture. This can be broken down into a few categories. First is function, will it work for you in the way that you are hoping for? If you need a good writing surface /desk, don’t buy…

White and Wooden furniture
February 11, 2017

White and Wooden furniture

Most anything can be transformed with a can of paint and some step-by-step instructions. Here’s an easy, four-step tutorial on how to paint wood furniture: 1. Sanding. The first order of business when painting wood furniture is sanding. Don’t be tempted to skip this step… proper sanding will ensure an even, smooth finish that is not prone to chipping. I use an…

How to Treat woodworm in Antique furniture?
June 22, 2016

How to Treat woodworm in Antique furniture?

Many antique-lovers are left disappointed and frustrated when they discover that woodworm has damaged their antique furniture. Not only does it detract from the look of the furniture but it may also devalue it. Our guide takes you though what tell-tale signs to look out for and how to restore the damage. Antique furniture is likely to be exposed to damage by…

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