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Before & After: Shaking Up a Shaker Rocking Chair

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Mar 13, 2016 01:06 AM
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by Nora Taylor last modified Mar 12, 2016

Pin it Hidden among many other obscure objects at a garage sale in Princeton, New Jersey, this bentwood rocking chair sat dressed in black paint and heavy black leather upholstery attached with large tacks. At the time, I couldn't place where this piece had come from. It wasn't a Thonet chair, but it had the similar features and was certainly older. As I continued to look at it, the colors and materials looked so heavy on such a small, slender frame. It begged to be refinished. So I thought what the heck and bought it for for $25.00. READ MORE »





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