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    Behind the Scenes: Custom Furniture Making

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    If you have browsed any of our fine reproduction furniture you will have noticed two things. First, the quality and beauty of the pieces is unparalleled. Second, they can all be made in custom sizes, wood types, configurations, etc. What you see in the images on our website are the finished products. They are the results of many, many...

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    Aviator Furniture is Here

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    Since English Classics began in 1999 we have always been a traditional antique furniture dealer. We specialize in fine mahogany…dare I say brown furniture that has a timeless look and blends well in any setting. This is our passion and we do not plan to stray too far from it, however, we have run across a really unique and...

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    How To Make Antique Dresser Drawers Slide More Easily

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    There is nothing more deflating than bringing home your new antique dresser and having one of the drawers require a four horse team to pull it open. If this has happened to you we have a few suggestions that will help you get into that sweater drawer without straining a muscle. First we must determine how the drawer is...

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    Built-in Bookcase Alternative

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    Recently, we had a customer contact us about doing a rather grandiose bookcase for her library. She was looking for an alternative to having a built-in done. We worked with her for several weeks coming up with a plan and drawing, working out the details and specifics, and confirming measurements. Our furniture maker in England took this information and...

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    Custom Dining Tables

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    For both utility and beauty the dining room table is central to making your room special. So many celebrations are had there and memories made. Our options for making custom dining tables are sure to give you the ideal centerpiece for your home! From size to style to wood, we can do just about anything to create the perfect...

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    How to Choose The Right Dining Table Size for Your Room

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    As the central piece of the room, choosing the right size and style for your dining table is an important decision. There is nothing worse than having buyer’s remorse once one of the most pivotal pieces of furniture in your home has been delivered. Using the below guidelines we feel you can successfully answer the important questions about the...

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    Antique Furniture Keys

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    Keys are everywhere in our lives. More-so for some of us than others, of course. For example I have a key to my house, my car, and the office. My wife, on the other hand, has about two pounds of keys on her keyring, most of them I seriously doubt either of us know what they go to. I...

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  • 4 Ways to Protect Your Beloved Antiques from Sun Damage

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    You fell in love with your home because of all of the natural light in the living areas, but did you ever consider the negative effects that all of that sunlight can have on your furniture? Just as you need to slather on SPF before heading out in the summer sunshine, antique furniture also needs special sun protection to...

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    Different Types of Antique Boxes

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    Antique boxes have been used throughout the world for centuries as storage and safe guard for valuables, utilitarian needs, and decoration. They were often a status symbol, a way for people to show off their wealth. Antique boxes can be found that were made in a variety of materials and used for dozens of purposes. In this article we...

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    The Weather And Your Solid Wood Furniture

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    We have had quite a rough winter this year, I know most of the country has. Snow, ice, and persistently lower than normal temperatures have been incredibly prevalent this year. I have been fortunate enough to spend this unusual season inside, warm and content as I hope you have as well. And while we don’t normally think of the...

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