How can you tell if the furniture you’re looking at is made of solid wood? That’s what this blog post is about. Furniture is often advertised as being made of solid […]
Often the worst thing you can do is refinish furniture. I’m not referring to the idea of keeping finishes original but rather to the incorrect refinishing of furniture. Some times the […]
When is it safe to refinish antique furniture? Most of the time that people ask me this question they are thinking of the effect refinishing their pieces will have on their […]
If it looks like oak furniture is it oak? No, not necessarily. From the late 1890’s until the early 1900’s manufacturers offered this style of furniture as a budget friendly option to furniture made of straight grain oak or quarter-sawn oak. So how can you tell if you have real oak or as they called it then “fumed oak”?