August 10, 2020

What Makes and Item Vintage?

The Difference Between Antique, Vintage, Classic, and Retro. Antique, vintage, retro, and classic; you have heard all these terms used to label the collector’s rare finds […]
August 3, 2020

What Qualifies an Item as Antique?

Deciphering the Terminology of Antique Dealers and Markets. You have heard it said, beauty is in the eye of the beholder. That statement is never more accurate […]
July 6, 2020
best wood for outdoor furniture

What is The Best Wood for Outdoor Furniture?

Whether you plan to build your own Adirondack chairs or acquire a pre-built picnic table, you’ll certainly want something sturdy. Furniture that lives outdoors need to […]
June 15, 2020
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5 Surprising Sources for Reclaimed Wood

Reclaimed wood can come from several sources. The draw of reclaimed wood is that it can be quite old, and feature a narrow grain. Some reclaimed […]
June 1, 2020
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Is Furniture Repair Worth It? When to Fix It and When to Trash It

During the many years that you own your home, you can practically guarantee that, at some point, your furniture will be needing repairs. So, how do […]
May 19, 2020
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The History of Stained Glass Windows

The purpose of the majority of windows is to provide a view of the outside and let light into a building. The purpose of stained glass […]
May 4, 2020
reclaimed wood

What Types of Reclaimed Wood Are Best For Furniture?

Reclaimed wood has been through the mill (pardon the pun) and has weathered years of exposure and use. With that being said, reclaimed wood and the […]
April 6, 2020
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A Guide to Buying Reclaimed Wood Furniture

When you go to buy a piece of reclaimed wood furniture it’s more than a simple transaction. You have to respect the character and characteristics of […]