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April 2018

April 1, 2018 Happy belated Easter!  Now that it stays light so late, you may not be thinking about lamps, but the flowers on the beautiful lamp below make it a perfect topic for a spring newsletter.  The first thing…

March 2018

March 1, 2018 In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, this month’s newsletter is about the flint glass commonly known as Waterford crystal.  This quintessentially Irish enterprise was started by Quaker brothers George and William Penrose in 1783 on the Quay…

February 2018

February 1, 2018 We’ve moved—but not far!  A couple of weeks ago we left the old building where Cochran’s Sawmill used to be for the building across Bluemont Village Lane where our work spaces are.  The new store space is…

January 2018

January 2, 2018 Happy New Year!  If you’ve been thinking of having some upholstery done in leather, now is the time as this month Pacific Hide and Leather has reduced their price on leather anywhere from $ 2.00 to $5.00…

December 2017

December 1, 2017 Happy Holidays!  Our featured acquisition for this month is the pair of Waterford chairs shown pictured.  Nearby Waterford, Virginia has long been known as the home of a particularly distinctive and beautiful version of the ladderback side…

November 2017

Did you see the article about the store in The Washington Post a couple weeks ago?  If not, you can find it at https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/a-hard-charging-decorated-and-retired-marine-finds-new-reward-in-the-antique-restoration-business/2017/10/13/4c9bd46a-a955-11e7-92d1-58c702d2d975_story.html?utm_term=.c4cb3b28b05e.  What a great article! Now that we’re done bragging, please see the photos below of a…

October 2017

  October 1, 2017 Welcome to the newsletter to those we met at the Bluemont Fair!  It you are looking for another wonderful event in Western Loudoun, we recommend the Waterford Fair, where you can tour historic homes, enjoy demonstrations…

September 2017

September 1, 2017 It’s Bluemont Fair month!  This year’s fair is the 16th and 17th from 10 A.M. until 5 P.M.  We’ll match our hours to the fair hours that weekend.  And while it’s a little early for an accurate…

August 2017

August 1, 2017 We have a gorgeous recent acquisition to feature this month!  The corner cupboard shown below is mahogany, with inlaid wood on the edges.  It has five shelves and is priced for a quick sale at only $600. …

July 2017

July 1, 2017 Bob’s been busy with barrister bookcases.  (Say that three times fast!)  If you follow our page on Facebook, you’ll have seen the photo of the oak mission style Globe-Warnicke barrister 4-stack bookcase.  The photos below are the…