An American in Wexford, Ireland, Ireland, IRELAND SITES AND SOUNDS, Places of Interest, Travel

SPRING MUST BE HERE…GOT THE BUG!

I usually spend the winters in Ireland to avoid the snows of Ohio.  Mind,  I was born and raised in upstate NY- Albany, so you would think the snow of Ohio wouldn’t bother me BUT as I have gotten older, shoveling, slip sliding away on the roads have become an extremely unpleasant experience and so I… Read More SPRING MUST BE HERE…GOT THE BUG!

Decor, Decor & Design, Furniture, Home, HOME N GARDEN, Wood

IRISH PICKING PART 2…WOOD TABLE TOP 2 DRAWER CABINETS

A few day ago I posted following a trip to our favorite Picker or antique dealer here in Wexford Ireland.  Pat Reville. John sanded down two pieces from this stash The gorgeous dark purple-black mahogany sanded out to show a deep rich color of the old world Brazillian and Columbian mahoganies. By the time he completed the sanded off of… Read More IRISH PICKING PART 2…WOOD TABLE TOP 2 DRAWER CABINETS

Antiques, HOME N GARDEN, Tiles, Travel, Tutorials and Information, Whimsey

Today I posted an item for over gulp….. $1,000.00

This is a rare Minton Chica works tile.  We have ten.  In the European cast iron fireplaces, the sides of each were lined with 5 tiles of a pretty pattern. I suppose you would have to be a collector to understand why these tiles are collector items and maybe someone from the East Coast of the USA… Read More Today I posted an item for over gulp….. $1,000.00

An American in Wexford, Ireland, Ireland, IRELAND SITES AND SOUNDS, Places of Interest, Travel

SCULPTURE IN IRELAND- ROADWAYS

Ireland calls itself the land of saints and scholars.  Many categories come under scholars, including artists and writers.  As I travel looking for gates and doors to photograph, I have also taken a few pix of the roadway sculptures. I recently learned that Ireland has a law that took 1% of the cost of building a… Read More SCULPTURE IN IRELAND- ROADWAYS

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New Beginnings 2018

> Redesign Antiques is beginning anew…. a new year, a new website, and new choices. To begin, after you read our bios, you will see that heavy woodworking has been the main focus of our website. We tried very hard to bring our creations forward in various brick and mortar enterprises but with our travel… Read More New Beginnings 2018

An American in Wexford, Antiques, Decor, Decor & Design

RAMBLING IN THE WORKSHOP….FOUND A PROJECT

MY NEW PROJECT I was rummaging around in John’s workshop.. you have to see this place to believe it…John saves everything..bits of wood, old mahogany, old metal pulls, anything actually he thinks he might need someday…To say he’s a packrat might be a bit of an understatement. But good for me, I found these old… Read More RAMBLING IN THE WORKSHOP….FOUND A PROJECT