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Forum topic by vahid posted 05-02-2011 05:56 AM 892 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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vahid

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05-02-2011 05:56 AM

friends I tried to find a professional usefull source for learning aging and antiquing furniture techniques with sampels in the web. but most of them were DIY projects.\ could you guide me to a website that i can find usefull and professional tips and techniques to antiquing furniture? thank you in advance :)


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#1 posted 05-02-2011 06:03 AM

vahid, from the looks of the pictures of projects that she post, rivergirl does a pretty good job of making projects with that antique look.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#2 posted 05-02-2011 02:00 PM

A question for rivergirl…do you use latex paints, lacquer or oil base enamels?

Thanks

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#3 posted 05-02-2011 06:19 PM

If you have specific questions I would be happy to try to answer them as I am sure everyone else will.

-- Sam Hamory - The project is never finished until its "finished"!

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#4 posted 05-02-2011 06:34 PM

Like others have said, rivergirl would be my go-to person for antiquing.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#5 posted 05-02-2011 06:54 PM

I know I own a DVD where Norm Abram had gone to a Windsor chair maker that made all their chairs look very old and original. It might be on line . Thats one of the most authentic looking antiquing jobs I’ve seen.

Here is a link to the persons shop that norm went to . http://www.windsorsbybillwallick.com/
It’s kind of hard to see the finish.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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