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Forum: RESTORATION

Got an antique you need to restore. Don't strip it and coat it with polyurethane and ruin it's value. Check in here for traditional finishes and genuine restoration help. Find out the ins and outs and how to keep or enhance it's value. Not just for furniture.

  1. table top repair

    Started by astrid, 22nd Sep 2018 10:54 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,062
    23rd Sep 2018, 05:22 PM Go to last post
  2. C1880 G J Lines Bow rocker restoration

    Started by yaryetnom, 10th Jul 2018 10:12 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 2,867
    20th Sep 2018, 06:51 PM Go to last post
  3. Put-U-Up

    Started by Ozcee, 18th Aug 2018 01:55 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,484
    4th Sep 2018, 10:39 AM Go to last post
  4. Smile Shameless self-promotion warning: Vote for me!

    Started by markharrison, 27th Aug 2018 06:41 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,349
    1st Sep 2018, 04:54 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,586
    24th Jul 2018, 03:54 AM Go to last post
  5. Chinese mahjong table..... a restoration?

    Started by fletty, 11th Jul 2018 11:19 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,656
    13th Jul 2018, 09:37 PM Go to last post
  6. My next 'restoration' challenge.

    Started by russ57, 8th Jul 2018 12:14 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,558
    9th Jul 2018, 04:24 PM Go to last post
  7. Red cedar meat safe - farm shed find

    Started by Blackout, 20th May 2018 08:34 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,846
    8th Jul 2018, 07:21 PM Go to last post
  8. Papier-mâché Victorian chess tilt table

    Started by Blackout, 8th Jul 2018 06:55 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,052
    8th Jul 2018, 06:59 PM Go to last post
  9. Tilt table leg repair

    Started by Blackout, 24th May 2018 05:37 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 844
    8th Jul 2018, 06:20 PM Go to last post
  10. Restoration of old step ladder

    Started by Ranger, 8th Jul 2018 11:22 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 895
    8th Jul 2018, 11:22 AM Go to last post
  11. How do I fix this..

    Started by russ57, 7th Jul 2018 06:30 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 904
    8th Jul 2018, 07:00 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,830
    5th Jul 2018, 01:38 AM Go to last post
  12. Chinese lacquered cabinet

    Started by fletty, 4th Jul 2018 05:07 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,125
    4th Jul 2018, 08:35 PM Go to last post
  13. Glass on top of shellac finish?

    Started by Blackout, 8th Jun 2018 10:44 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,614
    4th Jul 2018, 07:15 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,255
    27th Jun 2018, 08:11 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,443
    24th Jun 2018, 07:29 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 846
    21st Jun 2018, 01:54 PM Go to last post
  14. Chair silky oak

    Started by Blackout, 17th Jun 2018 08:03 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,337
    18th Jun 2018, 04:32 PM Go to last post
  15. A bit of raw restoration humour

    Started by Blackout, 17th Jun 2018 07:44 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,310
    17th Jun 2018, 07:44 AM Go to last post
  16. Sideboard Silky Oak top on Maple base

    Started by Blackout, 31st Dec 2017 10:31 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,225
    15th Jun 2018, 09:14 PM Go to last post
  17. Red cedar chest

    Started by Blackout, 2nd Jun 2018 10:05 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 921
    10th Jun 2018, 07:23 PM Go to last post
  18. Hall table brass need cleaning and protection

    Started by Blackout, 8th Jun 2018 10:22 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,323
    9th Jun 2018, 07:49 AM Go to last post
  19. It's copper but what?

    Started by Blackout, 2nd Jun 2018 10:14 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 783
    8th Jun 2018, 10:02 PM Go to last post
  20. A Lighthouse Keepers Cabinet

    Started by auscab, 6th May 2018 12:14 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,921
    4th Jun 2018, 10:29 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 828
    3rd Jun 2018, 12:06 PM Go to last post
  21. Red cedar table

    Started by Blackout, 27th Jan 2018 10:16 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 5,977
    2nd Jun 2018, 10:18 AM Go to last post
  22. Question First time restoration - Silky Oak

    Started by Megan O, 5th May 2018 10:38 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,707
    2nd Jun 2018, 07:34 AM Go to last post
  23. Restoration with a difference.

    Started by Dorno, 28th May 2018 08:45 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 693
    2nd Jun 2018, 07:14 AM Go to last post
  24. To restore or not to restore?

    Started by ATSystems, 22nd May 2018 12:25 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 894
    22nd May 2018, 07:12 AM Go to last post

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