Restoration of a Gillows dining table

The dining table with 3 original leaves come to me needing restoration after many years of usage in a family. Much of the original finish to the top had worn away and was back down to the timber. This was down to general usage and years of cleaning with damp cloths . Around the table…

George III antique walnut chest on chest .

The Georgian walnut chest on chest come in for restoration , after my client purchased it from a local auction room. The peace of furniture wasn’t to bad condition from being made in around 1730-1740 . The client and I discussed the restoration needed to the furniture including repairs to the veneers on the carcass,…

Flood damage to antique furniture

It’s unfortunate for the clients to come home and find their house filled with water damaging their precious contents of their house . Often they are not shore if their period furniture can be saved and restored back to its former glory .  Sometimes the  furniture will have more sentimental value to them , more…

Antique Victorian card table restoration.

Daniel chapman antique furniture restoration website The antique card table come in for restoration , the top was badly damaged and would require it to be re veneered . The base was on a pedestal with carved scroll legs and would require it to be cleaned and French polished only. The first job was to…

Antique mahogany George III bureau restoration

The small proportion mahogany Georgian bureau come in for restoration, after some years of neglect , the bureau was suffering from damage to draw runners, cockbeading around the draws , broken mouldings around the bureau fall and having some Edwardian plate handles fitted to the draw fronts rather than having the period swan neck handles….

Antique 19th century satinwood birch chest of draws restoration

  The satinwood chest of draws come in for restoration recently, the chest of draws had its side mouldings missing  to both sides of the carcass and with some damage to the mouldings around the edge as well The carcass had dried out ,causing the draw runners to become loose and the rails, this pushed…

Georgian mahagony serpentine sideboard restoration 

The Georgian sideboard recently come in for restoration ,the serpentine 5 ft sideboard was in a reasonable condition for its age and been restored in the last 50 years . The condition of the surface was good with only a build up of dirt and crime . Underneath the finish was fine and will only…

Antique Victorian walnut Lou table restoration 

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Antique rosewood dutch bombe Marquertry ladies bureau

The Dutch bureau from around 1860 come in for restoration after being passed down through the family ,the rosewood  Indian veneered bureau has Marquertry  inlayed all around the bureau including the inside compartments. The bureau had been kept in direct sunlight for numours years and causing veneers and marquertry to blister . Around the carcass…

Antique George lll mahogany chest on chest restoration 

The antique Georgian mahogany chest on chest come in for restoration from a private client who bought it privately recently. The chest on chest was in a fair condition considering it was dated from around 1740 . The chest was constructed from solid mahogany from Cuba  on the carcass side , mouldings and draw fronts….

William Vl rosewood centre table

The rosewood centre table come in for restoration and French polishing recently . The base requiring damage to the veneers around the feet these were old repairs from the past which had fallen out or new chips occurred over a period of time . The furniture looked to have been stored In a damp area…

Antique mahogany Georgian bureau bookcase restoration

Daniel Chapman antique furniture restoration. The Georgian bureau bookcase come for restoration and French polishing . The furniture was in general poor condition, needing new feet, only small amount of the original feet were left after being cut off.The draws and runners were badly worn and had been running on the draw bottoms for some…

Georgian mahogany chest on chest

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18th century oak bureau

Facebook Daniel Chapman furniture restoration Nice country oak bureau dating from  around 1750 century come in for restoration. unfortantly the bureau had suffered over the years from old repairs and finish with water marks and having serval change of handles. The bureau now needed restoration and French polishing , as well a new set of…