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Is It An Antique Or A Reproduction?

Are you an antique buff? Can you tell a real antique from a reproduction? Two experts on furniture from the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum in Wethersfield, Helena Reilly and Bruce Henley are educating folks at the museum about how to tell vintage from a reproduction. If you want to learn some of the basics about antique furniture, there are workshops that Read more…

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Made In Connecticut ~ Custom Latex Foam Products

What do furniture, bedding toppers, horse saddles, Nasa spacesuits, make up sponges and seats in the U.S. House of Representatives have in common? All contain latex foam made from rubber trees manufactured by KTT Enterprises in Hamden, Connecticut. It’s female CEO is Nancy Coffey. Her “Sleep On It“mattress topper is a favorite for college kids around the Read more…

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Saybrook Country Barn And Shops Have Stood The Test Of Time

Have you been to Saybrook Country Barn and their shops in Old Saybrook, Connecticut? It’s sprawling. You name it you’ll find it, furniture, drapery, gifts and clothing and on and on and on. There is even a restaurant on site called Aspen. This is a family business that has grown because it has evolved over Read more…

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Chester’s Antiques Roadshow

Chester’s Own “Antiques Roadshow” on Nov. 7.  Hope you have some valuable treasures in your attic or jewelry box? Need to do some weeding out? Want to know what’s worth hanging onto? Get the answers on Saturday, Nov. 7, when the Chester Historical Society holds its 12th Antiques & Jewelry Appraisal at St. Joseph’s Parish Read more…

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One Man’s Junk Is Another Man’s Treasure

Tim Sway of Wallingford, Connecticut loves trash…if it’s found on the side of the road even better. Sway calls himself an upcyclist. He takes bits from here and there and makes new things out of them, tables and chairs and widgets. To him old stuff has a history…he says can spot a wood pallet from Read more…

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