• Antique Restorations
  • Wood furniture polishes and wood furniture care

    We carry two main brands of wax polish for furniture. Both are hard wax polishes. Golden Rooster is domestic brand which seems to be partnered with Kiwi. While this works fine, there is chemical smell to the wax which I personally find undesirable. It relatively inexpensive. Harrell’s Traditional Wax Furniture Polish contains beeswax and is […]

  • Antique Reproductions
  • Fun and funky distressed finishes to brighten up any room

    In this recent gloomy economic climate, it would be nice to add a bit of color and I though sharing some of the neat distressed finishes we have been working on, might brighten up the days a bit.  The hand rubber, distressed finish sky blue hutch adds some pleasantness to the room and may even […]

  • Asian Home Furnishings
  • Whitewashed, bleached and lime finishes are all the rage in furniture

    Recently we discussed the popularity of furniture constructed from salvaged materials like this reclaimed elm wood dining table and therefore it should be no surprise that the according to House Beautiful, the whitewashed look along with lightened wood, bleached finishes and limed finishes are growing just as much in popularity as well whether in Asian […]

  • Antique Restorations
  • Wood Finishing Articles & Information

    Here is some great collection of articles I found on wood finish supply.com’s website about lacquers & wood finishing. Its quite technical and really intended for woodworkers and the like but if thats you, then this is a good resource. Here is a sample of some of the articals: The Atanomy of A Wood Finish […]