Antique Goncalo Alves davenport

The antique davenport desk was first recorded in the George III period of 1790, in the records of the renowned cabinet maker Gillows of Lancaster it states ‘Captain Davenport desk’. It was built and commissioned for Captain Davenport and was the first example of this type of small Mahogany writing desk called by the captain’s…

19th century camphor chest restoration

The camphor chest come in for some restoration, the peace of furniture has been passed down through the family for a previous generation. The peace of furniture was in a general good condition, the furniture was mainly dirty with a few water and ring marks to the surface. My biggest amount of work to do…

1780 wagstaff mahogany London long case clock

The long case clock come in for restoration recently after being purchased from a auction house by it owner. The London mahogany case come to me to be fully restored, the case would need some veneer chips around the case. The hood would take much of my time to repair, with the door being badly…

17th century walnut bureau

This William and Mary walnut bureau dating from around 1680 come in for restoration, after the family had inherited through the family. The bureau was measuring only 2ft 6 inches wide had dried out causing some veneers to blister and crack in places , the mouldings made from cross grain timber had in places dried…

Georgian Mahogany urns on pedestals

The mahogany urns come in for restoration with the pedestals which were slightly later than the urns. The pedestals has broken mouldings around the carcass and veneer damage to the bases . Unfortunately the base had been badly repaired in the past and are leaning forward. The feet would need to be removed and new…

Restoration of a Gillows imperial 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…

Victorian walnut card table restoration

  This card table come in for restoration after being purchased through a local auction room, by the client. The table was in a reasonable condition for its age. The top was a book matched veneered top in four sections with inlays to the corners and a boxwood line around the outside . The base…

Mahogany London long case clock restoration

The longcase clock made In 1760 by a Robert Howard with a brass dial come in for restoration recently, the longcase clock was in a tired condition . The case had extra moulding added to the base and the wrong style of plinth. The long case it’s self was dirty and with some damage to…

Antique mahogany Chippendale linen press

This lovely Georgian mahogany linen press come in for restoration recently, the press was in a reasonable condition with it being in a lovely dry condition and most likely never to have been repolished before . The carcass would require some repairs to the dental moulding. With new moulding being made and to be coloured…

Antique French rosewood 19th century chiffonier

Website antique furniture restoration The chiffonier come in for restoration, the carcass needing attention to damage to carcass with missing veneers around the base the draws had missing mouldings and damage to the doors. The polished top had broken down in places with old dirt and some water marks to the top. Once the repairs…

Antique mahogany Sheraton serpentine sideboard

Antique furniture restoration website Facebook Daniel chapman antique furniture restoration This lovely six foot serpentine sideboard come in for some restoration , the furniture come in for a general clean and some restoration. The being veneered in mahogany figured Timber and along the draws was in good colour and the patina was lovely apart from…

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…

Antique mahogany 19 century military campaign chest of draws

Daniel chapman antique furniture restoration The antique mahogany campaign style chest of draws had come in for restoration recently. After being passed down through the private clients family . The military chest of draws had been repaired in the past by someone   Else . The had used filler to repair  were wood had chipped…

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…