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Biedermeier Furniture Overview

Reproduction Furniture Styles

Probably one of the most distinguished British cabinetmakers of the 18th century, Thomas Chippendale launched a furniture style that is still one of the most sought-after antique furniture for collectors and admirers today. Echoes of Chippendale's unique styles remain even in more modern furniture.

What Materials are Used to Make Chippendale Furniture?

Wood and Furniture Construction

Probably one of the most distinguished British cabinetmakers of the 18th century, Thomas Chippendale launched a furniture style that is still one of the most sought-after antique furniture for collectors and admirers today. Echoes of Chippendale's unique styles remain even in more modern furniture.

How to Clean a Sofa

Furniture Cleaning and Maintenance

Accidents happen in every home and we can also be forgetful when it comes to cleaning upholstered furniture on a continual basis. Whether you are trying to remove a couple of stains from your sofa or you want to perform a deep clean to restore your sofa to pristine condition, this guide will point you in the right direction.

Upholstery Fabrics

Fabric tips

Are you in the market for an upholstered armchair, bench, chaise lounge, settee, or sofa? Navigating a vast selection of upholstery materials may seem confusing and daunting, especially to the untrained eye.

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Antique and Reproduction Furniture

The holiday season has come and gone, leaving us with cold temperatures and the hope that spring will be here soon.

Mattress Sizing

Furniture Sizing

We spend a very large portion of our lives sleeping. The bedroom is one of the most important rooms of any home.

How to Mix Traditional and Antique Room Décor

Reproduction Furniture Decorating Tips

How is it that many interior designers can mix elements from differing periods so successfully? In design, occasionally the struggle in how to balance a room or home with beautiful antiques and contemporary, modern elements becomes a challenge.

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Reproduction Furniture Weight Capacities

It can be hard to determine the exact weight capacity of reproduction furniture; after all, each piece is created to serve a different purpose. A wooden bed frame will hold more weight than a plant stand, for example.

6 Foot Table Seating Chart

Dining Table Seating Chart

Your dining room table plays an important part in your everyday home life. From family or friends gathering to quiet mornings with tea and sunrise—your table could tell such wonderful warm tales if it could talk.

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History

When you're stuck inside your house for long periods at a time, you start to care more about what's inside of it.

Vintage reproduction collectors know the value of properly caring for their pieces, but not everyone knows how to take care of scuffs, spills, and stains. That's why we've put together a collection of relevant and helpful resources that both teach and offer practical advice for furniture collectors of all levels of experience. After all, even a historian who has collected antique furniture for years may not know the history of bookcases, nor why mahogany is such a popular choice for wood used to craft reproduction furniture. Don't limit yourself to collecting vintage furniture; collect all the knowledge you can and use this knowledge to impress your fellow collectors. When you have guests come to your house, you can tell them about people, stories, traditions, and trade secrets that they have never heard of before.

Whether you're new to the world of vintage reproduction furniture or you've been collecting for years, our vast and extensive collection of handcrafted furniture resources has something for everyone. These articles answer all of your burning questions about vintage reproductions, including the history of different types of furniture, decorating tips, information on how to care for your vintage pieces, ways to identify which historical period a piece of antique furniture is from, and unconventional ways that you can use different reproduction pieces. Find solutions for your immediate concerns or teach yourself something new; after all, even the most experienced vintage furniture collector has something new to learn. Browse our articles from newest to oldest, or search for a specific topic in our search bar.

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