Tag: Repolished

Fine restoration and repolishing of antique and period furniture. Modern furniture repaired and refinished to showroom condition

Mahogany chest Restoration

Antique mahogany chest-on-chest

Large antique mahogany chest-on-chest before and after a complete restoration. Restored¬†for a customer in Hertfordshire. Missing fretwork matched and replaced. Missing bracket feet made up and fitted. Stripped and French Polished with wax finish. Missing drop handles and escutcheons matched and replaced, remaining brasswork cleaned and repolished.  

mahogany cabinet

Antique mahogany cabinet

Antique serpentine-fronted mahogany cabinet. Treated for woodworm. Fully repaired, including rebuilding rotten feet and repairing shrinkage splits to doors and relaying all blistered veneer work. Missing veneers matched and replaced. Stripped and completely repolished.


Antique mahogany bureau

Antique inlaid mahogany roll-top bureau. Sliding mechanism completely repaired. Missing and blistered veneer work and missing mouldings matched and repaired. Washed back and sympathetically repolished. Poor quality Edwardian plate handles and escutcheons replaced with good quality Georgian cast copies.

Piano casework Restoration

Arts and Crafts style piano

Fully restored Eavestaff ‘Mini-Grand’ Arts and Crafts style piano. Mouldings repaired and replaced where missing. Split panels repaired. Casework completely stripped down, limed and colour-washed to match original finish, and fully repolished. Details on mouldings and panelled scenes, which were largely missing, were researched and completely repainted to match original. ¬† Complete Piano casework restoration…
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