Some characteristic to identify antique Hoosier can be read on the list below:Art deco: Hoosier is often modified with contrast paint colors, glass door inserts, and curved lines to give a modern look. The conventional Hoosier usually has a duller color with simple design, which shows the quality of earlier part of century.Manufacturer: most furniture manufacturers often hid their specific mark at the part that was not visible easily, such as the bottom part or inside the cabinet. It may need some skill to find those mark, but once you find it, it will be worth it because it means you are not choosing the wrong piece.Type of wood: the most common woods used to create a Hoosier before 1920s were oak. Even so, some of them were also created with walnut, pine, and white maple. So make sure the Hoosier you are willing to purchase has those woods as its main material.Style: Hoosier has unique features, such as lower compartment for pans and pots, a shelf or porcelain workspace in the center, and an upper cabinet. It also has built-in features, such as drawers, dish racks, spice racks, and flour sifters.
The features mentioned above are some of the identifying characteristic that you can find in antique or traditional Hoosier cabinet. The most common place to find this antique piece is antique shop. You can also start your hunting by searching on the internet and do some thorough to make sure the piece that you desired is truly the antique one.
home decorating. Published at Monday, April 15th 2019, 05:35:53 AM by james.
Several of hinges will be explained on the list below:Euro or cup hinges: this hinge becomes a new popular trend due to its great durability. This hinge is also very convenient compared to other types of hinges because it is adjustable to the position of the door without removing either the hinge or door. It is suitable for practical reasons.Piano or continuous hinges: this hinge can be considered pretty fabulous. It comes in a long metal row. The good aspect of this hinge is the fact that you are able to custom it to whatever function you need. It is also often used for toy chests, heavier boxes, doors, benches, lids, and jewelry boxes.Ball bearing hinges: this hinge has the swiftest mechanism. This type of hinges is the best for heavier lids or doors thanks to its mechanism that make heavier objects easier to adjust. It is also suitable for doors that often get high pressure or traffic.Flush hinges: this hinge has each wings internally mounted so it is concealed. The pin and knuckle are exposed. This hinge is mainly used for cabinet hinge because it cannot handle too much weight and can be easily broken due to too much pressure.
The cabinet hinges mentioned above are only parts of so many types of hinges. However, those are some of the most common ones to be used in standard cabinet. Do not forget to list your need to choose the right one.
home decorating. Published at Monday, April 15th 2019, 04:14:16 AM by james.
Choosing the Right Cabinet Knobs
home decorating. Published at Sunday, April 14th 2019, 10:48:51 AM by james.
Choosing kitchen cabinet doors can be pretty confusing due to so many types of doors available on the market. In this article, we will give you some brief explanations about several types of doors you can choose to apply at your kitchen door.
home decorating. Published at Sunday, April 14th 2019, 08:48:23 AM by james.
Keeping your gun from unauthorized persons is very important to avoid misconduct with the gun. Thus, having a gun cabinet is very important for those who possess any firearm at home. In this article, we will elaborate several types of gun safes you can choose to secure your gun at home.
home decorating. Published at Sunday, April 14th 2019, 04:15:21 AM by james.
In a home office, having filing cabinet is important to store the documents. Even so, there so many types of cabinet available on the market. Choosing the right cabinet for your room can be quite a hard work. In this article, we will give some suggestions on the best types of the cabinet for your home office.
home decorating. Published at Saturday, April 13th 2019, 06:18:26 AM by james.
The list below will describe briefly about several features of the cabinet:Plate grooves: this feature is a channel that is pre-cut at the back side of the shelf. It is designed to show the flat dish and plate in vertical position. This feature is very substantial for those who have collectible or vintage plates you want to display in your living room.Adjustable shelves: this feature is usually created from wood or glass. Several types of the cabinet have only fixed shelves. If your collection includes various sizes of pieces, make sure to choose a cabinet that has adjustable shelves. This feature offers more flexibility compared to the fixed one.Interior lighting: in this type of cabinet, the interior lighting help to focus the attention to what is displayed. This type of cabinet often have a lighting system of halogen or canister lights. Make sure to check this kind of feature exist in your desired cabinet.Mirrored back: this feature serves some purposes. The major purpose is to emphasize and showcase your collection. It also add definition and style to the cabinet. Within a smaller room, it can create an illusion that the room is bigger than what it actually is. If you are quirky enough, you can create a more dramatic effect with the interior lighting.
Other than the features mentioned above, there are some other interesting feature offered by a china cabinet, such as its unique locks and doors. Choose the design that suits your needs and room interior.
home decorating. Published at Friday, April 12th 2019, 05:48:04 AM by james.
The following list describes some types of the cabinet available on the market.Shoe storage: if you have many shoes and your room is quite spacey, then using a shoe storage is a good idea to store your collections. The size of this cabinet is usually pretty compact. Despite its compact size, it offers a great capacity. It is very suitable for shoe collectors.Over-door rack: you can utilize an over-door rack if you have some issues with floor space. Over-door rack commonly hang on a bedroom or closer door and possess either knobs to hang shoes or slots to tuck your shoes. However, it is not suitable for entryways, but definitely a good idea for small apartment or bedroom.Standard shoe rack: for those who have a normal number of shoes, you can use shoe rack to store them. A standard shoe rack consist of tiered shelves, which sits near the floor. It allows the user to store some pairs neatly within small area.Shoe bench: this type of cabinet is considered as a famous way to place your shoes, particularly in entryways. It keeps the shoes organized and stored while also provides a place for you to sit while taking off the shoes or putting it on.
There are still a lot of types of shoe cabinet available on the market. Make sure to understand what you need and consider the space in your room before purchasing certain shoe storage so you will not be disappointed with your purchase.
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