All photographs within the gallery are of furniture which has received conservation, restoration or upholstery at our workshop.

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Lacquer Cabinet Stand

Lacquer Cabinet Stand

Remaking of the stand.

Rosewood Tea Caddy

Rosewood Tea Caddy

General restoration including turning of moulding and replacing missing mother of pearl inlay.

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Gilt Mirro Frame

Gilt Mirro Frame

Structural repairs and replacement of missing elements.

c1700 Dutch Cabinet on Stand

c1700 Dutch Cabinet on Stand

A c1700 Dutch Cabinet on Stand

A c1700 Dutch Cabinet on Stand

Extensive restoration to remedy splits on door substrate.

An Urushi Lacquer and Bone Panel

An Urushi Lacquer and Bone Panel

Consolidation of loose elements. Carving and fitting of missing sections.

19th Century Italian Bed

19th Century Italian Bed

Structural repairs to delaminating carving and in painting of losses.

17th Century Oak Chest of Drawers

17th Century Oak Chest of Drawers

A Split in the top was repaired and the whole piece cleaned and waxed.

Oak Desk with Brass Moulding

Oak Desk with Brass Moulding

A significant amount of dirt and soot removed from the surface. Brass cleaned and lacquered. Wood refinished.

Chest on Stand

Chest on Stand

Non-original shellac finish removed and refinished with a wax finish. Structural repairs.

Chair with Willow Skein Seat

Chair with Willow Skein Seat

Damaged seating replaced and aged.

Kneehole desk

Kneehole desk

Non-original bracket feet replaced with bun feet.

A Regency Dining Table with Brass stringing and Inlay

A Regency Dining Table with Brass stringing and Inlay

Much of the brass had become dettached and was refitted. The surface french polished in the traditional manner

Eclesiastical Chair at West Wycombe Church

Eclesiastical Chair at West Wycombe Church

Repair of the damaged carved bird ornamentation.

A Beech Bentwood Chair

A Beech Bentwood Chair

Re-weaving of cane back panel.

A Small Side table with Marquetry Decoration

A Small Side table with Marquetry Decoration

Reviving of degraded shellac finish.

One of 14 Nativity Scene Statues from Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Haslemer

One of 14 Nativity Scene Statues from Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Haslemer

Replacement of losses and in-painting.

Table with Brass stringing and Inlay

Table with Brass stringing and Inlay

Much of the brass had become dettached and was refitted. The surface french polished in the traditional manner

Maple Veneered Piano

Maple Veneered Piano

French polishing of top following water damage.

Walton Rush Seated Carver

Walton Rush Seated Carver

Structural repairs. Cleaned and waxed. Seat re-rushed.

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Coin Collectors chest

Coin Collectors chest

Structural repairs. Turning of replacement handles.

A Pototype Chrome, Leather and Canvas Chair

A Pototype Chrome, Leather and Canvas Chair

Welded repairs of steel frame. Leather trim replaced and re-glued to frame.

An Indian Profusely Bone Inlaid Table

An Indian Profusely Bone Inlaid Table

Replacement of numerous missing pieces. Consolidation and refinishing.

A Walnut Dressing Table

A Walnut Dressing Table

General restoration including consolidation of lifting veneers, fitting of "new" old mirror, making of a key and structural repairs

Stations of The Cross

Stations of The Cross

One of fourteen stations of the cross located at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Surrey. Cleaned, refinished and repaired including one new gilded halo.

Craved Stations Of The Cross

Craved Stations Of The Cross

Stations of the cross located at Our Lady of Lourdes Church in Surrey. Cleaned, refinished and repaired including one new gilded halo.

A Pair of Beech Bentwood Chairs

A Pair of Beech Bentwood Chairs

Caning replaced and toned. Structural repairs.

A Bergere Suite

A Bergere Suite

Caning replaced

A Lacquer Screen

A Lacquer Screen

Cleaning and consolidation of loose decorative elements.

A Mahogany Dining Table

A Mahogany Dining Table

Removal of sprayed modern lacquer, veneer and winding mechanism repairs, colouring and french polishing.

A Walnut Nursing Chair

A Walnut Nursing Chair

General structural repairs including carving new applied mouldings.

Ceiling of Our Lady of Lourdes Churc

Ceiling of Our Lady of Lourdes Churc

Pitch pine paneling dry and wet cleaned and refinished.

A Rosewood Nursing Chair.

A Rosewood Nursing Chair.

Removal of white gloss paint frame and french polished. The upholstery was also replaced.

A Boulle Marquetry Stationary Box

A Boulle Marquetry Stationary Box

Comprehensive restoration including making of a new back panel in boulle marquetry.

Straw Work Box

Straw Work Box

Conserved to remove blood stains from an attempted burglary!, cleaning and consolidation of lifting bone molding.

West Wycombe Park Dining Chairs

West Wycombe Park Dining Chairs

Mahogany dining chairs from West Wycombe Park underwent structural repair, woodworm treatment and traditional re-upholstery.

A Pair of  Late Regency Carvers

A Pair of Late Regency Carvers

The shellac coating over the gilding on the arm supports had darkened with age. This was consealing much of the detail and lustre of the gilding. The shellac was carefully removed and the carving cleaned. The upholstery was recovered.

A Gainsborough Chair

A Gainsborough Chair

The frame had been stripped of upholstery and shellac varnish. The frame was prepared and french polished in the traditional manner. The upholstery was replaced also using traditional materials and techniques.

A Burr Walnut Veneered Card Table

A Burr Walnut Veneered Card Table

A number of blisters in the veneer where repaired and marks removed from the top.

Gilt Mirror Frame

Gilt Mirror Frame

This frame had been over-painted with grey emulsion which was removed. There were some losses to the crest at the top which were replaced. The gesso layer was consolidated and then the whole frame gilded in the traditional manner.

A Mixed Wodd Bonheur de Jour

A Mixed Wodd Bonheur de Jour

A number of repairs where carried out to the decorative veneer and stringing.

Walnut Nursing Chair

Walnut Nursing Chair

New traditional upholstery Various frame repairs and french polishing.

A Pair of  Late Regency Carvers

A Pair of Late Regency Carvers

The shellac coating over the gilding on the arm supports had darkened with age. This was consealing much of the detail and lustre of the gilding. The shellac was carefully removed and the carving cleaned. The upholstery was recovered.

Cliveden Hotel's Five Legged Chair

Cliveden Hotel's Five Legged Chair

The gilding was cleaned in preparation for recovering the upholstery.

Mahogany Nursing Chair

Mahogany Nursing Chair

Traditionally upholstered from the frame up. The seat rail had been tacked into during earlier upholstery work and was in a very poor condition. It was necessary to veneer the rails and knees to restore the original design intention.