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A Furniture Inventory: How Many Chairs Do You Have in Your Home? (1/31/13)
ChairsMany years ago when my daughter was in elementary school, her teacher gave the class an assignment count the pieces … More >>


Hand-Carved American Furniture that Never Came Close to a Chisel (1/25/13)
Press backIn furniture making and design, it always seems preferable that flat, plain panels of unadorned wood be largely avoided wherever … More >>


Ask a Worthologist: Makers’ Marks and What They Do—or Don’t—Mean (1/22/13)
millernotlampTo collectors, well-seasoned or novice, the subject of determining a maker or origin of a piece can be very confusing … More >>


Unloved Antiques: Great-Great-Grandma’s Spinning Wheels (1/15/13)
spinningwheelThe next item in this series of Unloved Antiques is something that once was almost a requirement in any antique … More >>


Online Promises: You Believe Those Internet Articles, Don’t You? (1/4/13)
Paine tableIf you use the Internet to find information, like I do, you already know it can be a great resource. … More >>


The Purpose of Nails and Screws in Furniture is an Attachment Assignment (12/28/12)
NailsIt often can be heard when someone is describing an older or antique piece of furniture that it has “not … More >>


Finding the Right Furniture Guy: A List of What Not To Do (11/20/12)
DoneLast time I gave an outline on how to go about finding the right “furniture guy” to perform restoration services … More >>


Finding the Right Furniture Guy: A List of Helpful Hints (11/7/12)
shopshotHow many times have you been asked “Do you know a good ….?” You can fill in the blank—electrician, carpenter, … More >>


Famous Furniture Names: Alas, We Knew Them Well… Or Maybe Not (10/16/12)
Stickley DeskIn the older and antique furniture business, there are names that recur time and time again. Some are the names … More >>


The Popular Slant-Front Desk Takes a Break for a Century (10/3/12)
Slant front deskIt is variously called a fall front, a drop front, a slant front, slant top, drop lid, Governor Winthrop and … More >>


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