We couldn’t let a fire ruin this beauty of an armoire
This beautiful and well-made solid oak breakfront from the respected Herter Brothers Furniture company of NYC (C. 1880) sat in a garage for 20 years before the customer inherited it from a relative who had once painted it black! We carefully hand stripped the paint off to expose the beautiful white oak wood. Once we… [Read More]
After years of mistreatment and water damage to the finish, our customer asked us if we could save this chest and make it look good again. “Of course,” I responded and we went to work refinishing this wonderfully made solid cherry chest with all kinds of nice details like fluted corner columns, moulded drawer fronts… [Read More]
A beautiful mid-century desk restored to its former glory
Here is a very unusual German or Austrian Beidermeier style fall front desk which was in disrepair. Our customer was so pleased when we brought it back to it’s original beauty. This is why we love this business!
It’s not often that you find a pair of matching antique satinwood knife boxes and when we got these from our customer they were in pretty rough shape. They had a lot of beautiful decorative inlay, some of which was missing and sterling silver hardware. This labor of love took a lot of time to… [Read More]
This table is part of a set of beautifully carved Chinese pieces that include small stools that nest under it when not being used. The table had a badly broken leg and there were numerous nicks and scratches on the stools. After our repairs were complete you would never know they had happened!
This beautiful antique French chest with a marble top was totally faded and lost the rich color and figure of the very decorative veneers. We were able to bring back the rich color to it’s original look without removing the old finish using some of our special treatments we have developed over the years.
Here are some before pictures of an antique walnut mantle clock that came to us after falling off the wall. Bad, but not a total loss! So once we evaluated the damage and determined what was missing, we went ahead and bought it back to… [Read More]
See how we brought this beautiful side table back to life