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Sprucing up a junky old wood table

Ideas for refinishing an old dining table without stripping it? [more inside]
posted by elizeh on Jun 14, 2012 - 8 answers

Half remembered furniture

Does anybody know the term to describe this particular style of vintage kitchen/dining room hutch? It came in many forms but was generally made from a blonde, plainly figured wood and had bright red accents. I remember seeing examples in nearly every Toronto junk shop was ever in. [more inside]
posted by bonobothegreat on Apr 5, 2012 - 15 answers

Chest of mystery

So I have to restore this small chest which is no big deal, but I have no idea what it actually is. [more inside]
posted by Max Power on Jan 27, 2011 - 6 answers

Furniture Repair or Making in Chicago

Antique furniture repair/cabinetmaking. in Chicago. The place I used in the past to repair antique furniture is closed (the man retired). There was a sign on the door which did not suggest alternative shops. Any recommendations for furniture repair in the Chicago area? [more inside]
posted by crush-onastick on Sep 20, 2010 - 2 answers

What did I just buy?

Do you know American antiques (possibly)? If so help me figure out what I just bought. [more inside]
posted by WickedPissah on Jun 29, 2010 - 12 answers

Help me find out what these antique pieces are...

Antique Furniture: Two beautiful antique buffets. Wondering how to describe them, types of wood, coloring, hardware, etc. Any help would be appreciated... photos inside [more inside]
posted by MMALR on Jun 20, 2009 - 17 answers

Antiquing means so many different things

I need an antique (or sufficiently vintage-y-antiqu-y styled) trunk for my living room. Problem: every piece I've seen to has been too big, too worn, too ugly, or too expensive. Where would I find stores/markets/fairs/dealers in the NYC metro area that might carry such trunks? I got a zipcar, so I can tool around the tri-state area. Insanely detailed requirements follow. [more inside]
posted by The Whelk on Jun 8, 2009 - 8 answers

Antique Furniture Experts: Bought a Mission-style rocker, wondering more about it, photos included.

Antique Furniture Experts: Bought a Mission-style Rocker, want to know more about it. [more inside]
posted by MMALR on Apr 20, 2009 - 4 answers

Seattle-area antique furniture appraiser?

Seattle-area antique furniture appraiser? [more inside]
posted by trinity8-director on Jan 30, 2009 - 3 answers

Need help pricing an antique table

Need help pricing an antique table [more inside]
posted by allelopath on Sep 26, 2007 - 2 answers

Goethe had one. I want one, too.

This being a historical antecedent of this, I have a two part question: [more inside]
posted by Chrischris on Aug 3, 2006 - 1 answer

Are you the gatekeeper?

Can you identify this key? [more inside]
posted by mbrubeck on Feb 25, 2006 - 11 answers

Furniture shopping in Los Angeles

I'm moving into a new place and beginning the search for furniture. Anyone have any favorite sources of good deals on good furniture in LA? How close to a gigantic selection of good quality/looking stuff at garage-sale prices can one get in this city? [more inside]
posted by sirion on Mar 25, 2005 - 11 answers

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