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  1. Vermont Woods Studios

    Vermont Woods Studios showcases Vermontís finest furniture makers. These craftsmen have been creating unique handmade collections of heirloom quality wood furniture for generations. Our Vermont Made Furniture is made using premium solid hardwoods which are sustainably harvested from well managed forests.

    Our traditional handmade Shaker Furniture is our most popular and we have several collections including our American Shaker Furniture, Vermont Shaker Furniture, Modern Shaker Furniture, ...
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  2. Cane Furniture - Elegant and Durable

    Cane furniture is a very popular style of furniture for placing on a front porch or sun room. There are also styles used for setting in the living room. These are more common in households where there isn't a lot of rough activity or animals to tear up the cane structures. Since this type of furniture is created from a material that is thin, it is torn easily. Wicker furniture is made from the cane of rattan stalks, but it is also combined with some plastic fibers. Although it is a very light type ...
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  3. How to Take Care of Your Furniture?

    Caring For Upholstered Furniture

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    - Preventative maintenance is your best bet for keeping upholstery looking new: vacuum it regularly using a specialized attachment (most vacuum cleaners come with upholstery attachments).

    Applying a commercial stain-guard treatment such as Scotchgard can also help prevent future accidents from becoming permanent stains.

    - Sometimes the fabric of your upholstery can snag when you ...
  4. Antiques: The ins and outs of Colonial Furniture

    The 18th-century American furniture exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art is a mini-feast of masterpieces in the sort of people-oriented presentation that collectors long to see in museums, but rarely do.

    The 60 Queen Anne and Chippendale selections in provocative displays are from the Metropolitan's permanent collection, and were chosen by Morrison Heckscher, curator of American decorative arts. The works in the show - which can be seen through December in the American Wing ...
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  5. A guide to buying furniture

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    Everyone enjoys a comfortably furnished home where everything is just the way they want it and today, more than ever before, it is possible to have just what you want.

    Thanks to new materials, construction and styles, consumers can find an almost unlimited range of furniture in every style and price range. As with any investment, however, it pays to keep some basic facts in mind before you begin shopping for furniture. The purpose of this article ...
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  6. Oak making a comeback

    Oak is making a comeback in fireplace designs; only itís been disguised. When most people think of oak itís the yellow-orange colour of hardwood floor or stair railings.

    Walking into an old century home, the creaky oak textured floors suit the overall appeal of the home. Now with more new homes being built, and the popularity of high-rise living, the old oak finish disappeared.

    Skip a few years to the present day, oak has been reinvigorated with darker, more modern finishes. ...
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