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Fall Home & Design: Where to get the 18th-century look

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Want to get that 18th-century look? Jim and Linda Hobbins share some of their sources.

Paint and finishes

Main house: Benjamin Moore Classic Burgundy, solid-color stain.

Guesthouse: Benjamin Moore Classic Burgundy, satin latex.

House trim (both houses) Benjamin Moore White Christmas, semigloss latex.

Main house floors: DuraSeal stain/sealer (equal mix of Antique Brown and Medium Brown) . Plus plenty of Butcher’s Boston Polish Amber Paste Wax.

Hardware and fixtures

Authentic Designs
West Rupert, Vt., for wall sconces.

Heritage Lanterns
Yarmouth, Maine, for exterior lanterns.

Renovator’s Supply
For wrought-iron door handles, latches, hinges and wall sconces.

Tremont Nail Co.
Mansfield, Mass., for wrought-head flooring nails and nails for batten doors.

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