Furniture Restoration processes and the work carried out

After Restoration During Restoration Before Restoration

After Restoration of 1920’s Heals Oak Day Bed

Finished with a clear polish and wax finish. Four new brass castors were applied and a small split in the wood was glued.

Durning Restoration of 1920’s Heals Oak Day Bed Durning

The piece was stripped and sanded and the old damaged castors were replaced with new brass castors.

Before Restoration of 1920’s Heals Oak Day Bed

Presented with a thick dark surface finish, the pieces was to be stripped, to have a clear finish and to have new castors.

After Restoration of Walnut Office Desk

Finished with a clear polish and wax finish. The broken areas were repaired and the missing sections were hand made.

Durning Restoration of Walnut Office Desk

The scratches on the top surface of the Walnut office desk were removed.

Before Restoration of Walnut Office Desk

The original condition of the Walnut Desk had several marks and scratches, as well as broken and missing areas in need of repair.

After Restoration of Oak Conference Arm Chairs

New joints have been made where broken and pervious poorly restored areas have been repaired.

After Restoration of Parquet patterned Oak Conference Table Plinth

New pieces have been made where missing, damaged areas repaired and finished with a clear polish.

After Restoration of Oak Pedestal Pub Table   Fully restored the split has been removed and the surface has been re-polished with removing all existing scratches.

After Restoration of Oak Pedestal Pub Table

Fully restored the split has been removed and the surface has been re-polished with removing all existing scratches.

After Restoration of Oak Dressing Table

The old warn castors have been replaced. The piece has been thoroughly cleaned and re-polished.

Wooden Sedge Glass Topped Coffee Table

The clients childhood Wooden Sledge was to be made for a different purpose and to be made into a Glass Coffee Table.

After Restoration of Large Pine Coffee Table

All scratches and dents were to be removed and a light colour finish was to be applied.

After Restoration of Cherry Wood Dining Chairs

Several broken joints were remade and re enforced for extra strength.

After Restoration of Modern Oak Dining Table

A clear protective finish was applied to bring out the natural beauty of the wood’s appearance.

After Restoration of Captain’s Arm Chair

This sentimental Captain’s Arm Chair was to be stripped of its original dark finish and to have a light brown finish applied.

After Restoration of Oak Drop Leaf Dining Table

This “much-loved'“ table was commissioned for the overall size of the table to be altered and minimised to fit the room.

After Restoration of Danish 1920's Riva Set of Dining Chairs

Five chairs were presented with loose joints and a few chairs had broken parts which required reconstructing.

After Restoration of Cherry Wood Edwardian Bureau

Commissioned to be restored back to its formal glory and placed in the living room where it can be used again.

After Restoration of Oak Five-Tear Edwardian Bookcase

Fully restored from being a non functional Bookcase that was in separate parts and had missing components.

After Restoration of Oak Traditional Dresser

Presented with a heavily marked and stained top surface, the piece required to be stripped back and re polished.

After Restoration of Oak Dressing Table

The table top was badly split and the client wanted the piece to be made for a new purpose of a small dressing table.

 

Durning Restoration of Oak Conference Arm Chairs

Broken tenon joints and many other joint were remade and reinforced for extra strength.

Durning Restoration of Parquet patterned Oak Conference Table Plinth

Large sections of missing pieces of wood were remade to fit the missing section and refinished to match the colour.

Durning Restoration of Oak Pedestal Pub Table   In progress of restoration the table top split was cut out. The edges were planned smooth and flat for a tight clean joint.

Durning Restoration of Oak Pedestal Pub Table

In progress of restoration the table top split was cut out. The edges were planned smooth and flat for a tight clean joint.

Durning Restoration of Oak Dressing Table

In progress of restoration, repairing a split leg by glueing and clamping it tight.

Wooden Sedge Glass Topped Coffee Table

Hand made wooden levels blocks were made to level the top surface of the sledge, ready for the glass to be attached.

Durning Restoration of Large Pine Coffee Table

The surface dents and scratches were sanded and removed. This is shown on the right hand side.

During Restoration of Cherry Wood Dining Chairs

The broken joints were repaired and new joints were made where required.

Durning Restoration of Modern Oak Dining Table

The difference in colour between the sanded half on the left and the oil based finish on the right can be seen.

Durning Restoration of Captain’s Arm Chair

Several under frame rails were loose and in need of cleaning the joints and re glueing.

During Restoration of Oak Drop Leaf Dining Table

The amount removed for the table to fit into the clients dining room spaciously.

Durning Restoration of Danish 1920's Riva Set of Dining Chairs

Multiple joint breakages were repaired in preparation for glueing and clamping.

Durning Restoration of Cherry Wood Edwardian Bureau

Several areas had missing pieces of wood that needed ti be remade to the shape of the broken areas.

During Restoration of Oak Five-Tear Edwardian Bookcase

Areas of missing beading were re made and colour matched to the piece.

During Restoration of Oak Traditional Dresser

The scratches were removed from the top surface and the colour finish was applied.

 

During Restoration of Oak Dressing Table

The table was stripped back and the scratches were removed.

Before Restoration of Oak Conference Arm Chairs

The original condition of two Oak Conference Arm Chairs from a set of eight, had broken arm rests and joints.

Before Restoration of Parquet patterned Oak Conference Table Plinth

The original condition had missing and broken sections and the surface finish was scratched and patchy.

Before Restoration of Oak Pedestal Pub Table   The original condition had a large split through the table top, the surface was scratched and the colour had faded.

Before Restoration of Oak Pedestal Pub Table

The original condition had a large split through the table top, the surface was scratched and the colour had faded.

Before Restoration of Oak Dressing Table

The original condition had missing and damaged castors, a damaged surface finish and broken areas.

Wooden Sedge Glass Topped Coffee Table

The original condition of the Sledge, was not altered, as of the request of the client, but to become a Glass Coffee Table.

Before Restoration of Large Pine Coffee Table

The large Pine family Coffee Table was severely scratched from their children spinning on a silver bowl for fun.

Before Restoration of Cherry Wood Dining Chairs

Original condition of the Cheery Wood Chair had broken joints which required repairing and remaking.

Before Restoration of Modern Oak Dining Table

The Oak Table required removing the effect surface finish and scratches. A clear finish was then to be applied.

Before Restoration of Captain’s Arm Chair

The loose under frame required re jointing and the dark thick finish was to be stripped and a clear finish to be applied.

Before Restoration of Oak Drop Leaf Dining Table

Taking up a lot of room in the clients dining room. The request was to cut the diameter off the table to a smaller size.

Before Restoration of Danish 1920's Riva Set of Dining Chairs

With several loose joints and broken off component, each chair needed reconstructing to their original condition.

Before Restoration of Cherry Wood Edwardian Bureau

The original condition was scratched, pieces were broken and missing and the entire piece needed re finishing.

Before Restoration of Oak Five-Tear Edwardian Bookcase

The original condition was in sectioned pieces and had missing wooden parts.

Before Restoration of Oak Traditional Dresser

The original condition had marks, scratches and stains. The piece was to be stripped and the scratches to be removed.

 

Before Restoration of Oak Dressing Table

The broken part of the table top was made into a back board.