An American in Wexford, Antiques, Antiques, Decor, Furniture, Ireland, Travel, Tutorials and Information, Wood

Redesign an Antique in Ireland- Demonstration Part II

In my last post, I showed you an old mahogany dressing table John found at Neville’s Antiques and Collectibles in Wellington Bridge, Wexford; our favorite pickers place.  It had been left out in the yard and it was rain-soaked and missing a top. After drying out in the workshop with a nearby heater, John started to work… Read More Redesign an Antique in Ireland- Demonstration Part II

About the House, An American in Wexford, Antiques, Ireland, Travel, Tutorials and Information

How we Redesign an Antique- Step one go to Picker Place- Tutorial

We have had readers ask us how we do a redesign and what does that mean.  For us, in a redesign, John takes an antique something and remakes it as something unintended; repurposed. A good example is seen in the vintage sewing machine tables. John takes the cast iron bases of the machine and makes a… Read More How we Redesign an Antique- Step one go to Picker Place- Tutorial

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Antiquing in Ireland. The ” Old Yard ” in Kildare

Hi everyone, today I am going to take you on our trip to an antique shop and cafe about an hour drive north of us in Oylegate.  It is in a town called Castledermott in south-east Ireland near the Cavan and Kildare borders. The establishment is called “The Old Yard.”  It is a family run business… Read More Antiquing in Ireland. The ” Old Yard ” in Kildare