A curtain stretcher refers to a rigid frame that is adjustable, and used in drying curtains since it is instrumental in restoring their smoothness and original dimensions. It is usually made of light wood for ease of transportation.
To construct a curtain stretcher, one needs to have four wooden frames of between 2 and 4 yards long and metallic pins. The pins need to be composed of material that does not rust such as plated nickel and brass in order for them to be long-lasting. This is because they will be holding the wet curtains tightly as they dry. Curtain stretchers can be used to dry net and lace curtains since they stretch if ironed.Learn More
Antique milk cans are metal cans with lids. They were used to transport and store fresh milk before the advent of large storage tanks and tanker trucks.Full Answer >
As of 2014, an antique pump organ is worth $100 to several thousand dollars depending on its condition. For example, an antique Victorian pump organ dated circa 1865 to 1915 is worth between $1,000 and $1,500 in poor condition. Totally restored, its value is between $6,500 and $10,000.Full Answer >
Generally, antique tile is tile that was produced before 1950. There are many types of antique tiles to choose from depending what era is desired such as art nouveau tiles, arts and crafts tiles, hand painted tiles, and majolica tiles.Full Answer >
An Ansonia clock is an antique clock made by the highly successful Ansonia Clock Company. The company made thousands of wall clocks, shelf clocks and mantel clocks in many different styles from 1851 to 1929.Full Answer >