A straightforward job but one which updated a very tired looking footstool. The old rush was removed and the tired and perished surface finish stripped away. It was then refinished to a deep satin finish and upholstered in a fabric.
The chair was in poor condition with a perishe and damed finish on the wood, a broken and fragile cane back and old fabric on the cushion. The old cane was stripped off and the lacquer on the frame removed. The chair was then refinished. The back was caned and the cushion was refurbished with […]
This chair had missing sections of the back splat and old upholstery that was badly worn. New shaped sections of the back splat were made and fitted and the seat was removed and upholstered with fresh top cover.
This was wobbly and the client was unsure of what was causing it. I established that the main pivot was worn and arranged for a new socket to be welded on to provide the main shaft with a tight fit. This resolved the problem. Some while after a further problem was raised as the chair […]
The client brought this in to be recovered but on closer inspection it was found to have crumbled away. It had previously been re-upholstered with the new webbing tacked over the old. The upholstery was old and filthy. It was disposed of and a new frame made up to fit the chair. It was then […]
This chair was in poor condition. There was marquetry missing in the top rail and the polish was in need of rejuvenation. It also need the pin cushion seat upholstered. The marquetry was replaced and it was polished before finally being upholstered with a pin cushion seat and piping on the edges.
The chaise was in very poor condition. The frame was falling apart, the cushions were old or missing and the surface finish perished and badly damaged. The old upholstery was removed, the frame was repaired and consolidated, the surface stripped and refinished and then re-upholstered. As it was to be used as an occasional bed […]
The chair seat had collapsed and after removal of the old upholstery it was found that the frame had extensive woodworm damage and had crumbled away. The old frame was used as a template and a new one made from beech. The legs were reinstated and it was then upholstered ready for a top cover […]
This involved the repair of the back splat of an Georgian dining chair. Some of the parts had been saved but many other smaller sections were missing and had to be made and integrated into the back splat. They were then carved to match the various profiles and coloured to match.
This is a set of Ercol Quaker style dining chairs from the 1960’s. They were finished in a very dark stain and lacquer which had become damaged over time. They were all stripped and prepared for refinishing. They were then lacquered in a clear lacquer that enhanced the figuring of the wood.