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Passing the Smell Test – Telling Good Advice from the Bad (11/14/11)
Joint fixNeed some advice about furniture? Want to know how to repair that chair or fix that ugly spot on the … More >>

The Retrophile Files: Junktiquing in New York City at Furnish Green (10/31/11)
globe.clock.firnishgreenWhen self-confessed “estate sale” junkie and professional dance instructor Nathan Hescock decided to furnish his dance studio in New York … More >>

Good Reproductions: Baker Furniture Solves the Colonial Revival Riddle (10/31/11)
Empire chairAfter the American Revolution ended in 1783, the fledgling country struggled to establish its new identity in a number of … More >>

Murphy’s Law: Not All That Folds is a Murphy (10/17/11)
Chifferobe bedFurniture can be quite cumbersome, especially in small quarters. Or even in big ones. In medieval times, the great room … More >>

Victorian Specialty Furniture: Wait in the Hall (10/3/11)
Hall standThe 19th century in the United States started out as period of major political strife with little attention to the … More >>

Detecting Furniture’s Cheap Tricks & Fake Finishes (9/19/11)
Printed oakThroughout most of the history of wooden furniture, there have been many attempts to disguise the true nature of the … More >>

Organic Threats Present Dangers to Your Furniture (9/6/11)
powder post beetleThere are lots of things in the world that are good for your older and antique furniture—controlled temperature and humidity, … More >>

Furniture Made to Fit the Social Function (8/22/11)
021I have mentioned many times that one definition of furniture is “functional art.” Furniture is almost an absolute requirement in … More >>

The Furniture Detective: Old Brass – Or Is It? (8/10/11)
Drawer pullWhen you read the catalog for an auction that will be presenting some genuine antique furniture, it’s always interesting to … More >>

Wicker Furniture: A Process, Not a Material (7/25/11)
1880Everybody knows what wicker is. Right? It’s that woven stuff that’s painted white. It may even be that stuff used … More >>

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