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Projects for Restoration work:

Important Chippendale dining chair
Late XVIII C. mahogany Chippendale dining chair. One of the set of 8. The backsplat was totaly destroyed. This challenging restoration required disasembling the chair, fabricating new backsplat and finishing to match.
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Newspaper basket
Old mahogany newspaper basket with the lifting top. All joints needed gluing, had one broken spindle and a broken leg.
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Walnut two drawer William and Mary lowboy
A very damaged piece with many loose and missing pieces. This commode required repairs as well as refinishing. After stripping we finished the piece with traditional shellac and wax method.
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Boulle drop front desk
As you can see this desk looks like somebody took life out of it. It lost the beauty, some brass inlay and the finish. André-Charles Boulle's name is synonymous with the practice of veneering furniture with marquetry of tortoiseshell, pewter, and brass. Although he did not invent the technique, Boulle was its greatest practitioner and lent his name to its common name: boulle work. This project reqired carefull restoration of bent brass inlay,swiss replica watches reconstruction of missing brass and tortoiseshell.
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Pair of giltwood stands
Brought to us for restoration. Needed replacement of delaminated gesso, clay and re-gilding in the damaged areas.
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Mahoagny tall case clock
This case came in in such a bad condition, that the owner did not believe we could bring it back to life.
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Half round commode
Marble top French inlaid commode. Came in to us from one of the auction houses. Needed alot of veneer work. We had to inject the hide glue and glue the delaminated veneer. Missing pieces were cut and inserted.
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Inlaid drop front desk

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Irish walnut carved armchair
The armchair was badly broken in many places. It could not be used. The back was separated. Backsplat was in pieces. It had to be properly reconstructed so someone could use it again without any fear.
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Gilded mirror
This one of a pair mirror frame fell and broke into pieces. We were able to bring it back to its pre-damage condition.
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