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A busy workshop

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A busy workshop

Annapolis Maritime Antiques owns the world’s largest collection of authentic World War II Liberty ship hatch covers in original condition, which we turn into one-of-a-kind nautical furniture in our own woodworking workshop. We also do quality restoration of nautical antiques, furniture and a variety of custom work – including built-in bars, cabinetry, mantels and doors. Rick bending steel All of this work takes the dedicated hands of talented crafts people, which includes our own woodworking staff and our partnership with local Amish welders. Ben, our Amish welder who is based in southern Maryland, modified the “English’s” machinery (pay loader) for...

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The ever-popular home bar

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The ever-popular home bar

These days, it is more often than not that any home you visit will have some sort of a home bar. It may be a cabinet or a stand-alone portable bar – but there are a dedicated bunch who will go all out. Many build a permanent bar as part of a kitchen, family room or basement. The limits are only dictated by the desire and checkbook.At Annapolis Maritime Antiques, we help homeowners add the nautical touch and authentic maritime history to their home bars. We use genuine WWII artifacts, our Liberty ship cargo hatch covers, to provide portable bars...

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Converting history into furniture

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Converting history into furniture

How do we do it?Annapolis Maritime Antiques owns the world’s largest collection of authentic World War II Liberty Ship and Victory Ship hatch covers in original condition, which we turn into one-of-a-kind nautical furniture in our own woodworking workshop. Liberty ship hatch covers become a handsome table and bench dinette set. Our hatch covers are from two ships, the 1943 SS Zane Grey “Liberty ship” and the 1945 SS Diamond Head “Victory ship”, and come with a certificate of authenticity and brass plaque. USS Diamond Head (AE-19) US Navy photo History Liberty ships were cargo ships built in the United...

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