Have you ever heard of a Knapp Joint? It’s a type of drawer joint that is a little less common today. I am sure you have hear dovetail, which is a very common form of drawer joints but sometimes you might run across a Knapp Joint.
The welcoming of November I was thinking of thanksgiving and spending time with family. Some of the visions I have of a perfect thanksgiving table usually includes a cornucopia. As most of you know Becca and I are history lover and always absorbing whatever we can. I remember reading a blurb about the cornucopia years […]
History of gargoyles
Every junker has done it: bought something coated in lead paint. Lead paint cautions on furniture is something you should be aware about. Sometimes you just cannot pass up that wonderful junk! Lord knows the things I have worked on and never tested. Recently, just for precautionary reasons, I had my doctor test me for […]
Have you ever heard stories about pineapples and how they became such a common symbol in home decor? We dive into the history of the pineapple.
Patina is color & texture of the surface produced by age & wear. In wood furniture the varnish, shellac, or oil has a tendency to deepen yet retains the transparency.