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…

Antique oak lowboy

The antique 19th century oak lowboy come in for restoration, the lowboy was constructed from drown oak, unfortunately the top made from two planks of timber had shrunk and split. Their was some loose and missing cross grain mouldings to its edge . Along with quarter sawn crossbanding. The top was removed , this was…

Antique mahogany roll top desk restoration

The roll top desk come in for restoration after being purchased from a local auction house ://www.claydonauctioneers.com/ For my clients home office . The desk would require general restoration with some missing satinwood crossbanding veneers missing around the carcass , some minor veneer repairs. Inside the tambour unit it contains some pigeon hole draws and…

Antique Walnut bracket clock restoration

The small walnut bracket clock was damaged through a house fire, the case was badly damaged from the heat causing the veneers to burn and crack. Along with the glass to crack . The small brass movement with its porcelain dial was also damaged and would require attention. The case had the 18th century movement…

Antique burr walnut Marquertry centre table

This lovely Antique 1850 burr walnut Marquertry table come in for restoration from a private client, the table has belonged in the family and been passed down from the parents to the daughter. Now some sixty years later the table needed a little restoration. The table was in use every day used currently as a…

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 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 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 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…

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…