Antique Furniture Restoration
We offer a complete restoration and conservation service to the public, the antique trade and insurance companies. We specialise in the restoration of antique furniture but have also worked on staircases, fireplaces, doors and panelling in many of the great houses in the home counties. Below are listed some of the services we offer.......
- veneering and repairs to veneers, bandings and inlays
- structural repairs, stabilising chairs and tables
- upholstery and french caning
- gilding and repairs to frames
- wood turning and carving
- clock restoration, movements and cases
- cabinet making and chair copying
- colouring and french polishing
- specialist paint finishes and marbling
- desk leathers and skivvers
18th Century Dutch inlaid bureau we rebuilt much of the cornice and replaced some missing inlay.
18th Century dutch inlaid bureau we needed to use 16 G clamps to repair the broken door.
18th Century brass chandelier we restored this piece with pearwood turnings and carvings, this was then gilded, the wooden repairs can be used in the future to be made into moulds which can be cast in brass.
18th Century brass chandelier This is how the chandelier looked after the wooden repairs were gilded, it hung high up in the church which made regular cleaning impossible, so we lacquered the brass which preserved the colour match between the original pie.
Regency period mahogany carver chair We made a copy of this chair for a client to complete the set of ten. Once grain filled, coloured and polished the chair looked great.
17th Century gilded and painted mirror. This mirror was shipped to New York, and had a bad flight! The picture on the left shows how it looked once restored.
18th Century dutch inlaid bureau we restored this magnificent piece for one of the Oxford colleges.