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Care and Preservation
Biological Deterioration and Damage to Furniture a, Fixing Scratches in Wood Furniture
Society of American Period Furniture Makers, The National Art and Antique Dealers Association o
A Brief History of Medieval European Joinery
Illustrated article includes resources on English and European furniture joinery.
American Decorative Arts - The Metropolitan Museum
Outlines their vast collection of American decorative art, including furniture, silver, glass, pewter, ceramics, and textiles.
Andy's Antiques
Features pictures of the antique furniture he has collected and tips for collectors.
Arts and Crafts in Furniture Design
Examines the impact of the Arts and Crafts movement on furniture. Includes selected item descriptions.
Arts and Crafts, Craftsman or Mission Antiques
Detailed study of the Arts and Crafts movement in furniture and design.
Centennial or Colonial?
Essay on reproduction colonial furniture made in 1876 for the American centennial celebration.
Chronology - The British Period
A list of British antique periods, showing period appellation, British Monarch, date of Reign and list a of world antique styles.
Colonial Furniture
Discussion of the use and purpose of American colonial furniture.
Early American Antiques
Resource site for early American antique furniture and accessories. Includes links to museums, publications, prices, reference booklist, reproductions, shows & auction calendars, and antiques markets.
From Furniture Factory to Funeral Home
Essay examining the connection between American furniture making and coffin making.
Furniture and Woodworking
Examines early Mennonite furniture and cabinetmakers. Includes bibliography.
Furniture Glossary
Terminology used concerning antique furniture.
Furniture Wizard's Discussion Group
Discussion forum for refinishers, restorers, do-it-yourselfers, and entrepreneurs. Provides resources, advice, and opinions.
Gustav Stickley and Stickley Furniture
Brief history of their impact on the Arts and Crafts movement.
History of Furniture Timeline
Timeline of furniture styles ranging from the 17th to 20th centuries.
Identifying Period Hardware
Illustrated examples and descriptions of antique furniture hardware.
Masterpiece School of Furniture
Teaches the philosophy and classic form of 17th and 18th century furniture making. Overview of school and courses, photos of students at work, portfolio and instructor biography.
Material Culture
Guidelines and questions when studying antique furniture. Includes lists of resources and use of marks.
Modern Terms
Glossary of 20th century styles and periods.
Pine World
Published twice a year, a buyers guide for antique and reproduction pine furniture.
Pull Up a Chair
Chair collecting tips from Antiques Roadshow.
Purchasing Antique or Reproduction Chinese Furnitu
Information for purchasing Chinese furniture in China. Includes style categories, types of wood, and tips for buyers.
Offers an overview of upcoming auctions featuring furniture and decorative arts.
Substyles of Nineteenth Century Furniture
Brief chronology and description of American furniture styles.
Thames Valley Antique Dealers Association
Antiques and fine art dealers in the Thames Valley area of Oxfordshire selling a diverse range of English, European, and Oriental antiques.
Database of 20th century furniture, lighting, interior and industrial design.
Wallace Nutting Library
Features photographs of Nutting's turn of the century furniture as well as information on his prints.
Windsor Chair Resources
Includes Windsor chair references, chairmaker tools and tips for the chairmaker and collector.