Restoration of antique furniture

We specialise in the restoration of antique furniture. Refinishing, gold gilding restoration, cane furniture repair, marquetry restoration, french polishing, traditional reupholstery, sympathetic repairs and conservation of antique furniture.

 

Cabinet repairs: We undertake a wide variety of cabinet repairs from the major reconstruction of damaged items to minor repairs which can sometimes be carried out in situ. Repair work can include re-securing loose joints, rebuilding damaged or missing sections, veneer work, marquetry and inlay work. If reconstruction is required old timber is used wherever possible.

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Polishing: The greatest of care is taken when polishing items of furniture. We aim to conserve the existing finish and would only consider stripping a finish as a last resort. We can often remove minor scratches and marks and apply wax polish in situ at your home or commercial premises.

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Glass and metal repair and key cutting service: We can repair, copy or replace handles, castors and locks etc. and can source replacement antique or replica glass. We also offer a key cutting service using replica key blanks.

Re-Caning: This is carried out in-house to the highest standard. We can undertake both blind and french caning.

Traditional upholstery: We work closely with local upholsterers who are able to work on both traditional and modern upholstery.

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Replacement desk leather service: This is carried out in-house and we are able to provide and fit quality leathers for both antique and modern furniture.

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Security marking service: We offer a security marking service that uses state of the art ‘DNA’ technology, approved by the police and insurance companies.

Clock Cases, Barometers and Movements: We are experienced in the restoration of all types of cases and work closely with a local clock repairer who can restore the movements to the highest standard.

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