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 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 George II walnut kneehole desk 

The antique walnut desk dating from around 1730 come in for some restoration, the desk was owened by a private client and was requiring some restoration to the desk . The desk needed some attention to missing and loose veneers around the carcass, the draws had some cockbeading broken and missing around the draw fronts…

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 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….