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    Furniture makers on LinkedIn.

    Today, I looked up a few furniture makers on LinkedIn and so far found Baker Furniture and Taylor King. None of them have an active presence on the site but I like to show my support of something...
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    Connecticut Yankee.

    I'm a new member and wanted to be polite and say hi to the forum.

    I live in Connecticut now but was born in upstate New York. I consider myself to be a purveyor of quality and I appreciate objects...
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    Re: Restoration Hardware Furniture

    Duane,

    Very informative post and I appreciate your time to write it. The details that you pointed out are invisible to the untrained eye. This is currently the only forum I belong to where I can...
  4. 18th Century Furniture Making in Marblehead Massachusetts.

    Discover the world of furniture making in 18th c. Marblehead Massachusetts tomorrow night at Old South Meeting House!

    Join our friends at The Paul Revere House and Old South Meeting House as they...
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    Re: Latex Mattresses.

    If you buy locally like I did the mattress isn't compressed. In order to ship latex or memory foam economically, the mattress has to be compressed. The key is to buy from the right retailer. If you...
  6. Re: So I gave my son a challenge today...

    Duane,

    I'm curious as to how he (and you) made out and what's the name of the program you ended up with?

    Here at work we use the ancient but reliable IBM AS/400 system.
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    Leather Slipcover.

    Has anyone ever ordered a matching leather slipcover or extra pieces of leather hide for future repairs or cushion reupholstering?
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    Authentic Linen Sheets.

    Does anyone here have experience buying or owning linen sheets?

    The place that seems to have the best authentic 100% linen sheets is Rough Linen. According to my research, linen is the most...
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    Latex Mattresses.

    A few years ago I decided to switch from a coil-spring mattress to a 100% latex mattress made by Latex International in Shelton, Connecticut. The reason for my switch was allergies to dust mites...
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    Pre-owned and Estate Furniture.

    For what it's worth, I happen to live about an hour away from New York City and just up the post road from Greenwich and other well-heeled localities. This geographic convergence of nouveau riche and...
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    Re: A Tale of Two Chests

    Very good post about heirloom quality furniture. Both will last a persons lifetime and then become the subject of probate. The difference to me is that the Treharn will be sold at the estate auction...
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    Sticky: Re: So who is this DRCOLLIE guy?

    Hi Duane,

    I'm finding your posts about business even more interesting and educational than those you have written about furniture. I'm a salesman at a plywood company in Connecticut and have big...
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    Authentic Linen Sheets.

    Does anyone here have experience buying or owning linen sheets?

    The place that seems to have the best authentic 100% linen sheets is Rough Linen. According to my research, linen is the most...
  14. Re: Anyone Have an Opinion on Hitchcock Upholstered Pieces?

    In 1818, Lambert Hitchcock founded an innovative chair company in the northwestern hills of Connecticut, where he produced his beautiful hand stenciled furniture.

    In 2006, the famed Hitchcock...
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