- What $36 Million Can Buy!
Posted on: November 22, 2013 7:46 pm by tradition
In 2004 a piece of furniture entitled, “Badminton Cabinet,” sold at auction for $36 million dollars. The Badminton Cabinet receives its name from Badminton, England, where it held residence for more than two centuries. The history of this 18th … Continue reading
- Headboards, History & Helpful Hints
Posted on: July 30, 2013 4:43 pm by tradition
5 Stylish Eco-Friendly Headboards to Enhance Your Bedroom The word, headboard, dates back to circa 1730. Headboards were initially designed to protect sleepers from the cold drafts of early home construction. Today, headboards are another way to incorporate design into … Continue reading
- Furniture Restoration: How Does it Factor into the Recession?
Posted on: July 11, 2013 2:57 pm by tradition
The recession has wreaked havoc on many industries, the result of the real estate market being hit extremely hard. A trickle down effect is typical, and this long lasting recession has touched virtually every industry and market you can think … Continue reading
- FURNITURE REFINISHING: 10 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW
Posted on: June 26, 2013 12:19 pm by tradition
A house becomes a home as furnishings are put into place in each of the rooms, personalizing and catering to the owners’ tastes. There are specific occasions (landmarks) when furniture purchases take place, such as: Newlyweds setting up their first … Continue reading
- Furniture Caning: How to Keep Your Set of Chairs Together
Posted on: June 17, 2013 9:10 pm by tradition
The history of the Breuer chair (to date one of the most popular dinette chairs ever manufactured) goes back to the mid 1960’s. The tubular steel frames, accompanied by pre-woven caning, were an instant hit in households throughout the country. … Continue reading