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Setting the ambiance with a veranda

Thursday, September 25, 2003

A home wasn’t a home without a porch or veranda, observes columnist Roy Booth.

Get a glimpse of painted furniture

Thursday, September 18, 2003

Antique columnist Roy Booth says the best era of painted furniture was in the 1700s.

Bicentennial barn gets a closer look

Thursday, September 11, 2003

The bicentennial barn in Delaware County isn’t just a site along Interstate 71. It’s also a family treasure.

Skill: Outfitting saddle trappings

Thursday, September 4, 2003

Few realize how much craftsmanship goes into saddles and related items for horses. Columnist Roy Booth shines a light on the subject this week.

Stitch in time: How fashion evolves

Thursday, August 14, 2003

Antique columnist Roy Booth says wearing clothing just for warmth has evolved into a fashion trend.

Antique desirability varies by collector

Thursday, August 7, 2003

What makes something collectible, or a hot item among collectors? Columnist Roy Booth offers advice.

Mining collectibles are hard to find

Thursday, July 31, 2003

Antique columnist Roy Booth digs up information on mine collectibles.

Native American dolls teach children

Thursday, July 24, 2003

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes of the attraction to curious features on Native American dolls.

Superstitions withstand test of time

Thursday, July 17, 2003

Antique columnist Roy Booth writes about rural mountaineers and a few older folks who had or have pet beliefs or superstitions.

Weathervanes weather tests of time

Thursday, July 10, 2003

Only a few weathervanes constructed in the 1700s and 1800s still remain, and even early 1900 examples are difficult to locate, says columnist Roy Booth.

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