Triang Wooden Bedroom Furniture

This is part of the Triang Wooden WDB/1 Double Bedroom Set [5 pieces], consisting of a double bed with a headboard and side cabinets. A three door wardrobe, chest of drawers and dressing table with a stool. It was produced for one year only, in 1963. I have 3 pieces of the set, although not…

Lines and Tri-ang Toy and Dolls’ House sale

There is an Auction taking place later this month [March 20th and 21st] that is probably the largest collection of Lines and Triang toys on offer at auction, with Day 1 containing 395 lots with many Lines, Tri-ang, tinplate toys, vehicles, clockwork toys boats planes and trains many complete with boxes. Day 2 has 369…

Stripping Stockbroker Beams

STRIPPING BEAMS All the beams on the house have been painted with black matt paint, I am going to remove this, as I want to take it back to wood.  I plan to stain and wax them, rather than paint.   The main front panel has one large beam section across the top windows, and…

Stripping the Porch

The porch has been removed, it will be so much easier to decorate not being attached to the main body of the house.  I will be able to do something nice to the inside.   I took the roof off of the porch, so I could remove the red paint. This was not a good…

The Big Strockbroker Strip

THE BIG STRIP Now the house has been disassembled, it is now the hard and messy job of removing old paint and paper.  The outside of the house has the original paint, with light blue gloss layer, topped with white gloss, a bit like a layer cake. The internal walls does have original wall and…

Move Over another Stockbroker on the Way

I have just bought another Triang Stockbroker, even though I don’t have any more room for a big house.  Once I see a Triang House, it like seeing a puppy that needs a new home.  So I thought I would buy it for spares.  It was sold to me as needing a little restoration, as…