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A closer look at: Antique stools

A closer look at: Antique stools

Antique stools are probably one of the oldest types of seating, standing the test of time for thousands of years. With so many varying in style, maker, purpose, quality and value, learning to identify specific types of antique stools will make sure you only invest in quality.
How to restore antique wood furniture

How to restore antique wood furniture

No matter how handy you are, never be overhasty when it comes to restoring antique furniture. Knowing how to recover an antique chair from centuries of neglect, or how to remove water stains from antique wood furniture that’s been left in a garage for decades, needs a certain level of research.
How to price antique wares

How to price antique wares

It's brilliant finding a bargain yourself, but no dealer wants to undercharge on their stock. Knowing how to price antique goods comes naturally to the experienced eye.
How to start your own antique business successfully

How to start your own antique business successfully

The decision to learn how to start your own antique business is an exciting one. And now has never been a better time - we’re in the Roaring Twenties once again, after all.

Gild standard: Decorating with antique photo frames

When photography became all the rage at the end of the 19th century, so did antique photo frames. Is there anything more precious than those small, beautifully crafted objects of virtue?

Antique wine glasses & decanters: How to toast the New Year in style

Whether you're planning an elegant English-style party or a Mad-Men-themed vintage bash, antique wine glasses can be a charming touch to your New Year's toast.

Making money from antique dinner service wares

There is so much to talk about - and many an investment to be made in - the antique dinner service realm.

A closer look at: Antique screens

Antique screens were originally crafted for functional purposes, to protect sitters from draughts or heat. They quickly became stunning decorative items in their own right - and still are today.

The only way is oak: Two furniture makers that will make you money

Nothing is quite as British as oak. It’s a national symbol of Blighty’s strength, power and resilience. Thanks to its remarkable durability, many of the latter are still around today.