image A Nautical Decorator’s Dream

You have decided to finally finish your family room with a nautical theme: you entertain your boating friends here and the kids just completed sailing camp. The man of the house uses this room for his “man cave” 80% of the time. The room has a large flat screen TV, comfortable couches, a beat-up coffee table and old book shelf. Where should you start?

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If you live in the Annapolis area, the first place to go is Annapolis Maritime Antiques. The shop is filled with hatch-cover furniture from WWII Liberty ships, loads of great nautical antiques, and fun décor to hang on the walls.

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A 2” thick hatch-cover will create the perfect bar top, and the antique shop’s woodworkers will build the bar and stain the wood to your exact specifications. 

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To keep with the theme, you can add some hatch-cover end-tables, a desk with captain’s chair from the SS Diamond Head, a pub style hi-boy table, and an authentic captain’s cabin door which will last for generations.

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The shop web site,, features a current collection of inventory so locals and out-of-towners can get an idea of what is available. Annapolis Maritime Antiques will ship merchandise around the block and around the world. With convenient hours and friendly staff, shopping at Annapolis Maritime Antiques is a breeze, no matter what the weather.