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Know Your Antique Furniture

The world of antique furniture is vast, exciting and sometimes overwhelming. Become informed by learning how to identify periods and styles of furniture and familiarizing yourself with the technical terminology.

Here are a few excellent resources for learning more about antique furniture

Antiques World

Types of Feet and Legs on Antique Furniture

Handles Used on Antique Furniture

What is a Dovetail Joint on Antique Furniture?

Patrick Sandberg Antiques

What is Considered Antique?

A Brief History of Antique Chairs

Timothy Corrigan

Glossary of Antique Terms

Understanding Wood Finishes

History of British Furniture Styles


A-Z of Furniture

Key Periods of American Furniture

French 18th Century Furniture

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