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|Comment||Thank you so much for your quick and knowledgeable response. I'm rather glad the bed is not an antique because I really want to paint it and was afraid that if I didn't have an expensive professional do it, I would devalue it. I am preserving the beautiful artwork and just painting the rest of the bed. I sent my message to a few others as well and you last. You responded first so now I will use your service on any other questions I have. Have a happy holiday.|
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I will attempt to answer questions about American antique furniture, including construction details, style, period, manufacturers, care, repair and storage. I do not have any background in appliances, musical instruments, sewing machines, trunks, lighting, clocks or children's and baby furniture and will not respond to questions about those items.
I ran an antique furniture restoration business for twenty years. I am a nationally syndicated columnist on the subject of antique furniture for such publications as Antique Week and New England Antiques Journal. I have produced one video on the subject of furniture identification and my book "HOW TO BE A FURNITURE DETECTIVE" is now available.I have also published articles in Antique Trader, Chicago Art Deco Society, Northeast Magazine, Victorian Decorating and Lifestyles, Professional Refinishing, Antiques and Art Around Florida and Antique Shoppe. You can visit my website at www.furnituredetective.com
BSBA Finance, University of Florida, MBA Finance, University of Florida