By Jacquelyn Parks. Furniture. Published at Thursday, August 17th, 2017 - 06:28:05 AM.
A simple way to improve antique pieces of furniture, such as a chest of drawers, is to fit new handles. The Victorians had a habit of replacing metal handles with round wooden knobs, often leaving the marks of the former back-plates showing. Sets of old handles can be picked up cheaply from antique and second-hand shops but make sure that the back-plates are large enough to cover any existing indentations.
Don't ever think that the furniture of the clearance sale will be damaged and low quality, no it s the very fine quality furniture which they exhibit in the sale. The other good thing about the store is that they provide the home delivery at your step without any extra charges. And they deliver all the furniture very carefully. That's why people love to shop over there because they give every kind of facilities to their which they can. So, if you want to buy the furniture, then there is no need to go any where else except the furniture stores in Brooklyn.
Furniture Veneer, Inlay, Marquetry and Boulle: Their artistry fell into four main categories: veneers, strips of mahogany or walnut, waxed and polished to enrich their grain and colour; marquetry, patterns and pictorial designs built up from a variety of different woods; inlay, which achieved a similar effect using pieces of tortoiseshell, mother of pearl, ivory and ebony; and boulle, named after a French family of cabinet makers in the 17th and 18th centuries whose furniture was decorated with designs in brass, picked out in black pigment and filled in with inlay. The skills of these craftsmen linger on in many small individual firms. Many of these antique pieces fetch an unbelievably high price at auctions around the globe, especially if they are from sought after craftsmen from early Victorian periods.
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