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Guess What – December 2014

Guess What - December 2014

Guess What – December 2014 FORGED by Bob Cahn – “The Primitive Man” Blacksmith’s art is at its craftiest. Two for the price of one; that’s what you’re getting with this month’s GUESS WHAT. When two sets of  hands and two heads get together, the result is the mystery before you, one with the idea, […]

How to Buy Good Stuff

How to Buy Good Stuff – Business of Doing Business – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – February 2006 By Ed Welch Collectors, the following procedure is a proper procedure to follow when you are considering buying an item to add to your collection. DO NOT LOOK AT THE PRICE TAG. Place your hand over […]

System for Dating Country and Primitive Furniture, Part Two

System for Dating Country & Primitive Furniture, Part2 The Business of Doing Business in Antiques – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – August 2002 Technological System for Dating Country and Primitive Furniture Part 2 Continued from part 1 Jay D. Edwards and Tom Wells, researchers from Louisiana State University, have published a working paper […]

System for Dating Country and Primitive Furniture, Part One

System for Dating Country & Primitive Furniture, Part1 The Business of Doing Business in Antiques – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – July 2002 Have you ever tried to pinpoint the construction date of a country cupboard? The stylistic techniques used to date formal furniture such as Chippendale and Hepplewhite simply does not work […]