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  • Dec 19 2013
  • 19 Dec 2013

Gale Force Nine becomes a Development Force with Cult TV Board Games

  Gale Force Nine started out in the hobby gaming business as a manufacturer of accessories for miniatures games—mostly die-cut acrylic tokens, range templates and […]

  • Dec 19 2013
  • 19 Dec 2013

Repurpose and Recycle to Ease Tight Holiday Gift-Giving Budgets

Money is tight for everyone… well, at least everyone I know. So why not repurpose some of the items you already own and give them […]

  • Dec 19 2013
  • 19 Dec 2013

My Greatest Antique Restoration Project to Date

During my third year of living in Estonia I met and began dating Egils, a Latvian man. As a working partner in a publishing house […]

  • Dec 17 2013
  • 17 Dec 2013

Warming Up Your American Quilt-Buying Knowledge

Quilts are everywhere this time of year—in decorator magazines, at winter bazaars, for sale at all kinds of stores, and in many antique shops. How […]

  • Dec 16 2013
  • 16 Dec 2013

Awesome Toys of the ’80s: Shogun Warriors

My soon-to-be-4 son has suddenly taken an interest in the Power Rangers, Saban’s long-running (20 years!) Westernization of several different Japanese tokusatsu (“special effects”) superhero […]

  • Nov 19 2013
  • 19 Nov 2013

Video: Making the Most of Your Holiday Thrifting Buys

Bryan Goodman and Jason T. Smith of Thrifting with the Boys—who offer tips on buying low at thrift shops and reselling for profit on eBay—talk with […]

  • Nov 12 2013
  • 12 Nov 2013

From America to Estonia: Finding the Hidden/True/Lost Value of Antiques

I bought my first antique in 1977; the year my son was born. It was a late 19th-century oak sideboard with a beveled mirror. I […]

  • Nov 12 2013
  • 12 Nov 2013

Hurricane Sandy Anniversary Reminds Us to Protect What We Collect

A little more than a year ago, on Oct. 29, Hurricane Sandy pounded the entire U.S. eastern seaboard from Florida to Maine, with particularly severe […]

  • Nov 5 2013
  • 5 Nov 2013

Despite their Current ‘Hot’ Status, Skylanders’ Collectibility is a Shaky Proposition

If you’ve got kids of video game-playing age (or if you are a video game-playing adult), I’m sure that the fact that there is a […]

  • Nov 4 2013
  • 4 Nov 2013

Leave it on the Rack: How to Spot a Fake Rock T-Shirt

While out thrifting in the field, WorthPoint’s Worthopedia is an invaluable tool to research an item we aren’t sure about. Typically, using online research can […]