Understanding and examining the anatomy of tables is a handy skill, explains Furniture Detective Fred Taylor. From support structure and hardware to leaves and joints, the ability to interpret these elements aid in selecting a sound table.
There's a lot to be aware of when operatig a business, but taxes and payroll very well may rank at the top of the list. In this Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan shares six tips for starting to resolve an issue of payments to employees.
Learn about old furniture forms no longer common in modern homes. How to identify a music cabinet, gossip bench, parlor pig, dumbwaiter, wig stand, roller organ, candle box, and more.
In this installment of Ask the Experts, Dr. Anthony J. Cavo provides valuable details about the history and characteristics of Satsuma, a hand-painted form of Japanese pottery. A key bit of Cavo expertise: Authentic Satsuma won't have markings in English.
The topic of coffee tables always seems to draw much discussion about how old or not old the concept of these low tables really is. Here Furniture Detective Fred Taylor weighs in.
In this Behind the Gavel column, Wayne Jordan looks at the benefits of applying the importance of curb appeal to a commercial building and business.
The topic of collecting tax on ecommerce sales is back on the table, still, or again. As he did in 2013, Behind the Gavel columnist Wayne Jordan reviews the current state of onlinesales tax.
It never ceases to amaze how naming conventions can change the history, identity, and sometimes even the perceived purpose of an object. Furniture Detective Fred Taylor tackle word lingo of furniture in his latest column.
There is a never a dull moment in the life of Antique Trader's The Buck Stops Here columnist Melanie Carnation Thomas. In this column, Melanie takes us behind the scenes of her first time on 'the pick'.