Antique sales & furniture restoration Iron Gate Antiques excels in the repair and complete restoration of antique furniture, caning, and rush seat replacement.
Working with local craftsmen in and around Loudoun county, we also provide upholstery repair and restoration services.
Many people think upholstery is just for furniture, but check out these doors we upholstered for a new restaurant opening in Front Royal. Each door has 93 tufts!
Before & after photos of a trunk
The Waterford Fair starts today and runs through the weekend. This is a chance to visit an entire antique town! It’s the fair’s 78th year, which gives you an idea of how popular it is.
Did you want a t-shirt from the Fair, but didn’t get one over the weekend? It’s not too late as long as payment is received by the 26th per the post below.
Are you ready for the Bluemont Fair this weekend? We’ve some recent additions to our inventory that we’re ready to share with you. Hope to see you soon!
Wondering about the entertainment for the Fair this weekend? Should be fun!
Maple sideboard after restoration
This is the same day as the 1st day of the Bluemont Fair. Looks like many interesting things to do in Western Loudoun that weekend!
Anyone a crafter / artist interested in exhibiting at the Bluemont Fair?
We still have space for crafters for this year’s Bluemont Fair! Interested in selling you’re craft goods September 17-18? Visit bluemontfair.org/vendors to register!
This magazine stand came in with damage to the top. After refinishing, it looks much better! Please note we’ll be closed on Saturday, July 24th.
Going to the Wine & Food Festival? Come out early to visit the store!
Purcellville Wine and Food Festival July 16, 2022 | 2 - 8 p.m.Dillon’s Woods in Purcellville, VA The Purcellville Wine & Food Festival is nestled ‘In the Heart of DC’s Wine Country’ in the charming town of Purcellville, Virginia. This annual event has drawn thousands of attendees.While you are here, spend a day or weekend i....
Maple bookcase before & after
Made it to the parade and back yesterday!
Happy Independence Day!
Look what Cecil made from blueprints! He’s one talented guy! The woods are maple & mahogany. Now to apply a finish coat . . .
Our last newsletter mentioned that we might share some of our vacation photos. This bed turned into a bench and mirror framed with shoemaker’s forms were in our hotel in Porto, Portugal.
Before & after photos of the steering wheel for Bob’s 1925 Martin-Parry model 180A delivery truck
This is always a good event. We’ll be open Saturday from 10 until 6, so stop by if you’re in the area.
Loudoun Spring Farm Tour is May 21 and 22 Visit local farms! On May 21 and 22, the Loudoun Spring Farm Tour offers activities and shopping for local products, produce and more.
Love this design for September’s Bluemont Fair!
Congratulations to Holly Talada! She is the winner of this year's poster design contest. Holly's design was selected from a number of wonderfully creative submissions by artists of all ages from throughout the region. Keep an eye out for future posts about Holly and how her design will be incorporated into this year’s Bluemont Fair!
Thank you to all you participated in this year’s contest!!
Someone has company today so we’ll be closing at 5!
These early (c. 1840’s) Loudoun County chairs look much better now that they’ve been cleaned, waxed and reupholstered!
If you’re looking for a reason to come out to Western Loudoun, consider the 5K/10K trail run or walk to benefit the Waterford Foundation. https://www.waterfordfoundation.org/event/2022-historic-waterford-trail-run/
2022 Historic Waterford 5K/10K Trail Run/Walk 2022 Historic Waterford 5K/10K Trail Run/Walk Don't miss the fun! Join us Saturday, April 23, 2022 for a 5K/10K trail run and Fun Run through the scenic trails, vineyards, and streets of historic Waterford, Virginia. This will be an in-person event. The course follows paved/gravel roads & scenic tra...
Like maple? Both this chair & the drop-leaf table that were recently restored are maple. “Before” photos included for comparison.
This maple Lincoln rocker looks much better after being re-caned & refinished! “Before” & “in-progress” photos included for comparison.
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We’ll be closed today due to the snow. Roads are slippery, so hope you can stay home & stay warm!
These are a couple of our upcoming projects. Stay tuned for “after” pictures!
Looking for something to do for President’s Day? It’s a beautiful day for a drive to Western Loudoun County to check out some antiques. We’ll be open until 6!
Looks like it would be a good weekend to visit Western Loudoun! Not only can you visit us on Friday & Saturday, but you can also visit the alpacas. The store has some nice stuff, too.
This early 1800’s walnut sofa looks almost new after refinishing and reupholstery! “Before” photo included for comparison.
We’ll be opening a bit late today as it’s taking longer than expected to clear the ice & snow! ❄️
We’ll be closing at 2 today & reopen Monday at 10. Meanwhile, we thought you’d enjoy seeing how this unique chair looks now that it’s been restored; before & during photos are provided for comparison. Happy New Year!
We’ll be closing today at 2 p.m. and remain closed until 10 a.m. on the 27th. Merry Christmas!
This rosewood table looks great now, but came in with some “issues.”
Here’s an Eastlake style children’s rocker that started as a pile of pieces!
Happy Thanksgiving! We’ll be celebrating with our favorite Pilgrim, so closed Thursday & Friday. We’ll reopen for Small Business Saturday at 10 on the 27th. Hope you have much for which to be thankful!
Veterans, Thank you for your service! We’ll be open today until 1700. (That’s 5 p.m. for the non-prior service people.) Meanwhile, here are some before & after photos starting with a chair done in Danish cord.
Happy Birthday, U.S. Marine Corps!
Here’s another before & after. Besides the new fabric, the chair was refinished.
Before & after. It was refinished & re-caned.
In these “before” and “after” photos, note not only the new fabric, but also the refinishing and repairs to the feet.
We’re closed until October 12th. If you have an emergency, please email [email protected]. Thanks for understanding!
Before & after of a pair of burled walnut chairs Bob completely restored. What a difference!
Since it’s the Fair weekend, we’ll be open today from 10 until 5, the same as the Fair. Hope to see you later!
This is the reason for today’s closure!
We’ll be closed tomorrow/Thursday for a family event, but will reopen Friday at 10. We’ll also be open Saturday & Sunday since it’s Bluemont Fair weekend. Hope we see you there!
Did someone say new purple fabric? The women’s cut shirts for this weekend’s Bluemont Fair are purple!
Can you tell which is the “before” and which is the “after?” New fabric makes such a difference.
There’s a Fair this year—hooray! Save the weekend of September 18-19 . . .
The Bluemont Fair Schedule
See you at the Fair in September!
Cecil has been with Iron Gate Antiques since 1974. A true Craftsman. He is doing well with his physical therapy, and may be returning to work in 6 to 8 weeks. Any help would be appreciated
Cecil needs help with Medical and living expenses, organized by Robert McCann Cecil is coming home this week after three weeks in the hospital and … Robert McCann needs your support for Cecil needs help with Medical and living expenses
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