Identifying Wood Species – Part II
The good news is that when you get right down to it there just aren’t that many woods to choose from in the bulk of American furniture. And all are native woods with the exception of mahogany. The short list begins with the various members of the related oak family – oak, elm, hickory, pecan, ash and chestnut.
Identifying Wood Species – Part I
Probably the third most frequently asked question about a piece of furniture, after “how old is it?” and “what’s it worth?”, is “what is it made of?”. After brushing aside the original inclination to just say “wood”, the real work begins. Often the identification of the actual building material is the most daunting task a furniture researcher or collector faces.
Identifying Wood Species – Part III
We now are down to the last two properties of wood to help us made a positive identification.
my 2nd day on the site
Well. I’ve managed to make a list of one of our collections — including pictures! It took my computer-challenged-self a while to get it done, but I got it done. Our almost 30 Jim Beam decanters are now on my page with pictures.
WorthPoint Makes It Easy to Sell Your Antiques and Collectibles for the Best Price
So, you’re ready to sell the gorgeous old grandfather clock that’s been in your family for three generations. You know that it’s valuable, but you don’t know how valuable, and you’re not sure how to get started with the evaluation and sales process.
I have a collection of antique dolls that I would like to sell I have a dealer who is going to look at these items next month I would like to some idea of their worth so I know going into this what an acceptable price would be. The dolls are hollywood dolls , nancyann story book dolls and a mix of other dolls in perfect condition.
Newbies Finding Fine Art Paintings at Bargain Prices
Daryle Lambert’s 31 Club Blog
The Comic Speculator: Starman
This Wednesday one of my favorite writers returns to comics after a much too long absence. ”James Robinson” wrote some of the most important and best comics of the 1990’s and then fell off the radar. Well not completely off the radar. Robinson left comics to pursue his writing carrier in Hollywood.
More new webkinz
Hey veiwers it’s the three sisters telling you all the new kind of webkinz coming out this year. Just in case you don’t know whst webkinz is it is a website where you can have pets on. You can make food, play games, buy things, like clothes, food, books,and many more. You can wash your pet or you can wash your pets teeth and fase. You can garden too. Plus there is sooo much more.
How to Start a Baseball Card Collection
Whether you are doing it as an investment or for a hobby, starting a baseball card collection is an exciting venture. Collecting baseball cards is as much a part of growing up as Saturday morning cartoons and Hungry Hungry Hippos. That being said, many beginners experience difficulty starting their collections.