If you love shopping for antiques and possibly sell period furniture, having a guide book which can help you identify the periods along with the styles can be incredibly helpful when making decisions on what to buy and for how much.
Antique Furniture By Tim Forrest is one of those books which is great to have within reach if you do buy and sell antique furniture.
It can be easy to feel overwhelmed when you don’t know the right terminology when you find that dream piece of furniture, and it looks valuable, yet you have no information on it. You could endlessly look through pictures on the internet, but without some sort of starting point, you soon can find yourself lost.
What is a splat?
How can you distinguish solid walnut from good veneer?
Antique Furniture By Tim Forrest contains 8 chapters, with over 200 pictures which break down into chairs, tables, beds, painted furniture, mirrors, and kitchen collectibles.
The most valuable part of this book are the hand drawn guides which show particular features such as furniture feet, castors, chair backs, and finishes which really can come in handy when buying a piece and determining it’s age.
Antique Furniture (2006) is one of those guides that isn’t brand new, but the information is timeless, and will come in handy in determining the style and age of a piece of furniture. A great book is a great book, no matter how old it is. You can have this book in your collection for as little as $3.99 on Amazon
Chapters In Antique Furniture By Tim Forrest
Chests And Chests Of Drawers In Antique Furniture By Tim Forrest
Canopy Beds Explained In Antique Furniture By Tim Forrest
Painted Furniture Chapter Explained Seen In Antique Furniture By Tim Forrest
Detailed Drawings – Antique Furniture By Tim Forrest