Furniture Detective Fred Taylor did some wicker investigation recently, and now he addresses the most common misconception surrounding wicker. Find out what it is.
Even when advice is easy to come by, it's not always the best. Which is why Furniture Detective Fred Taylor, in his most recent column, offers valuable insight on how to spot good advice.
Are you properly defending your antique furniture against organic damage? Be it insects, pets or people, all require some safeguarding when it comes to furniture.
Since the definition of art is open to interpretation, one man’s art might be another man's junk. The same holds for furniture, and the Furniture Detective explains.
Renowned woodworker Mira Nakashima, daughter of the master craftsman George Nakashima, will speak at the preview for Rago's 20th/21st Century Design auction.
Gauging the age of a piece of furniture can be tricky, but not if you turn to the hardware on the piece - as it contains tips to the true age of the treasure.
In a world where a good story sometimes overshadows the facts, furniture lexicon has it's own history of misnomers, misunderstandings and more.
We keep baby books to record the highlights and special moments of children, we keep photo albums to preserve those events/people and times we don't want to forget, and some keep journals to preserve the thoughts and memories we experience in our lives. Up and until now there hasn't been anything like The Heirloom...
Water damage. Two terrible words when paired together, especially if you own antiques. However, your antiques don't have to become victims of standing water.
Please tell me something about these Windsor style chairs. They were painted and used as outdoor furniture when my mother-in-law acquired them in the 1940s. She refinished them and used them inside.