Vintage Vinyl October 1, 2012

Do you ever feel like getting nostalgic and putting on an old record? Growing up during the era of record players, 8-tracks, and cassettes; sometimes it would be nice to have the real thing again. iTunes and Pandora players just don’t beat that classic sound of a record player. Many of us have hundreds of […]

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The Techno Age September 18, 2012

The best in electronics can be found at estate sales. You can find computers, televisions, and Blu-Ray players for half the price. The best way to find these good deals is to search for name brands like Samsung, Sony, Bose, etc. This will ensure the reliability of the products as well as be able to […]

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A Chef’s Paradise September 12, 2012

Want to pick up cooking and avoid going out to eat for every meal? A great place to find the right supplies for the job is at estate sales. There is no telling how much skillets, pots, pans, and cooking utensils could cost if you tried to buy everything all at once. Cast iron cooking […]

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Viele Hummel Figurines! August 28, 2012

Hummel figurines started appearing in Germany in the early 1930’s after Frank Goebel and Sister Maria Innocentia came up with the ideas and sketches for the little collectibles. These little porcelain people became the heart’s desire of many as novelty stores across the country began to sell them during the war. After WWII, Hummel figurines […]

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Buffing Techniques June 5, 2012

Purchasing pieces of furniture from estate sales is a great opportunity to buy quality furniture at a reasonable price. The challenge is deciphering if the piece itself is in good shape or not. Woods like mahogany and cherry are often the most valuable and continue to gain value over the years. Look for pieces that […]

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Wood Grain and Wood Identification May 28, 2012

    Virtually every type of wood has been used to make furniture over time. Each time period tended to use a different type as fashion, trends and supplies would allow. Before the 1900’s a lot of the everyday household pieces were made from oak, mahogany and fruitwoods. The colonial time period used what seemed to […]

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Mid-Century Danish Furniture May 24, 2012

Mid-Century Danish furniture has sweeping lines, beautiful accents, and loads of personality in each square inch. Collectors from around the world try to get their hands on these pieces and many will pay any price to get the exact item they want. This furniture was generally not mass-produced and then only in small runs. Be […]

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