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May 20, 2014 - Filed under: Features — Richard

Antique settees can be bought at antique dealers and they are often restored before being displayed. Such furniture also tends to be passed down through the generations of a family, lasting for many years.

However, as a sofa ages, the fabric may (more…)

May 17, 2014 - Filed under: Features — Mark

Antique furniture is made from many different wood types. It’s sometimes difficult to identify the type of wood that vintage furniture is made from, especially if it has been painted or stained. However, the top four types of wood used to make antique furniture are mahogany, oak, walnut and rosewood.

Wood used for furniture has (more…)

April 22, 2014 - Filed under: Features — Harriet

Victorian Britain began at the start of Queen Victoria’s reign in 1837 and ended in 1901, when she died. Furniture from that period is still extremely popular today and items from around 1850 to 1910 are classed as Victorian. During the (more…)

April 19, 2014 - Filed under: Features — David

Antique furniture is usually handmade and will stand the test of time, but wear and tear over the years will require Restoration to give it a new lease of life. Furniture restoration can make it possible to use an item again and (more…)

April 15, 2014 - Filed under: Features — Richard

A wardrobe is an essential piece of furniture for most bedrooms, acting as a place to store and protect clothes and accessories. Although there are many styles of new wardrobes available, antique wardrobes remain popular as they are (more…)

April 12, 2014 - Filed under: Features — Harriet

Coffee tables are a popular addition to many homes, used mainly in the living room or office as somewhere to place light refreshments, magazines and other items. The table will usually be low and rather long, placed in a (more…)

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