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This is our Blog and News Page where we aim to keep our Clients informed of issues arising in our speciality area of Antique Desks and Antique Desk Accessories

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7th September 2018 - Care of Antique Furniture

Click Here to see our own guide to the Care of Antique Furniture.

2nd August 2018 - 10 Reasons to Buy an Antique Desk

Our Guide to Buying an Antique Desk and our Top 10 Reasons to Buy an Antique Desk provide helpful advice on choosing your piece of genuine antique writing or office furniture

2nd July 2018 -  Antique Desks - Restoration Examples

Over the years we have restored a large number of antique desks, writing tables, desk chairs and reading tables.  Restorations range from light cleaning and waxing to  full structural repairs to rare and valuable desks that were worth the effort to return them to full use.  Leather tops can be revived or replaced where necessary.  In all cases we tried to retain as much originality as possible while making sure that the piece would be fully functional for many years to come.  Examples - before and after - can be seen on our Antique Desks Restoration Page.

3rd June 2018 - Famous Desk Makers.  English Antique Furniture Makers

Some of our most popular pages on our website cover famous Antique Desks Makers.  Our website summarises the history and work of some 14 English furniture makers and retailers (and one from the USA).  In addition we provide photos of examples of their work that Antiquedesks.net has sourced and sold over the years.  Makers range from Gillows and Holland and Sons to Edwards & Roberts and Maple & Co.  To view these pages CLICK HERE

8th May 2018 - Our Guide to Buying an Antique Desk

Antiquedesks.net has prepared its own Guide to Buying an Antique Desk.  This useful guide covers not only the basic choices available to prospective buyers but also issues to consider as well as an analysis of the types of desk available, their woods and likely age and condition.

4th April 2018- Quality desks by well known craftsmen and furniture makers

Over the years Antiquedesks.net has sold literally thousands of pieces of high quality antique writing furniture to delighted clients from all over the world.  Naturally we have owned and sold desks, tables and other items of antique writing furniture that were made by the leading craftsmen and makers of their time and sold by the leading retailers of their age.  Visit our Antique Desk Makers Pages.  Here we illustrate some exceptional examples of stock that we have owned and sold over the years and that can be attributed to various famous makers and retailers including Gillows, Heals, Holland & Sons, Howard & Sons, Maple & Co, Shapland & Petter and more

1st March 2018- Arts and Crafts Furniture Back in Fashion?

We have recently seen a big upturn in interest in original authentic quality Arts and Crafts Furniture - not least desks, tables, chairs and bookcases.  Strong interest in items by Shapland & Petter, Liberty's and Goodyears among others - see some great examples in our Archive of Antique Writing Desks  and Antique Writing Desks pages for more ideas of what is out there and what we can find for you and your home or office

3rd February 2018 - A Brief History of Antique Desks and Writing Furniture

To read an article we published in a well known Antiques and Interiors Magazine - please follow this link to our Brief History of Antique Desks and Writing Furniture.


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