A slightly unusual request. A client required a rather old and tired gate to be replaced. The old gate had started to collapse through rot. A new gate was made in oak and oiled for protection from the elements. It was then fitted in situ.
This unusual item was in very poor condition and was falling apart. The wooden frame was in pieces and only held together by the rexine cover. The lock was missing with the lock cavity damaged. The lining had been replaced at some stage with wrapping paper and the rexine cover was ripped, hanging off in […]
With a broken umbrella and discarded flowers these figures required some delicate repair. The old umbrella shaft was carefully drilled out from the ladies hands and a new one made from ivory. The umbrella was then jointed into the umbrella. The flowers were reconstructed and then refitted into the hands of the figure.