Our Projects - Start to Finish

Occasionally we like to document our efforts and show you, step by step, what goes into the restoration process. Below is a sampling of projects that we've photographed throughout the restoration and explained what's done as each piece is brought back to life.

Cattleman's leather armchair
This a late 19th century diamond tufted leather arm chair.  The leather was ruined,  the frame one arm were broken in several places.  The legs have a cloven hove carving and one of these was broken half away and the part missing.

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Grandfather's Rocking Chair

This was a primitve country rocker circa late 19th century.  It was upholstered when we first received it and broken or seperated on almost every joint.  When we began to remove the upholstery we discovered that the rocker had originaly been caned.  Our original plan was to reupholster the rocker after repairing and refinshing the frame with a cherry stain and tung oil finish. The client decide to go original and have it recaned and that is the final result.

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Video Projects

How To Remove Water Marks with White Toothpaste
How to Fix Dents in Wooden Furniture
Cleaning an Original Finish

My grandparents' 1931 floor radio looks better than new thanks to these folks. Rich did a fabulous job of revitalizing the cabinetry, replacing missing trim, and making all the damages "disappear." He even added some speaker fabric and a light inside to make the dial light up again. He also spruced up a small S&H Green Stamps shelf I had. Price was reasonable, work is excellent. Rich is a great guy. I will definitely take all future projects there!

- Debi W.