Tag Archives: antiques

Making a New Goose Look Old

In my office I collect goose decoys — old, new, and in between —  and fell in love with the pose of this brand new, machine-molded, synthetic material goose. Rather than wait a hundred years for her to acquire some signs of age, I decided to carefully do a little distressing . .
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Furniture Gets Sun Burned, Too!

If you ever needed a reminder of the silent but deadly damage the sun can do to your furniture, take a look at this leg of an Arts and Crafts settle I just bought. It endured several hours of daily sunlight which slowly but surely broke down the clear finish. I’ll have to refinish
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