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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. C1880 G J Lines Bow rocker restoration

    Started by yaryetnom, 10th Jul 2018 10:12 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 2,194
    13th Aug 2018, 12:46 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,469
    24th Jul 2018, 03:54 AM Go to last post
  2. Chinese mahjong table..... a restoration?

    Started by fletty, 11th Jul 2018 11:19 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,553
    13th Jul 2018, 09:37 PM Go to last post
  3. My next 'restoration' challenge.

    Started by russ57, 8th Jul 2018 12:14 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,444
    9th Jul 2018, 04:24 PM Go to last post
  4. Red cedar meat safe - farm shed find

    Started by Blackout, 20th May 2018 08:34 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,662
    8th Jul 2018, 07:21 PM Go to last post
  5. Papier-mâché Victorian chess tilt table

    Started by Blackout, 8th Jul 2018 06:55 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 959
    8th Jul 2018, 06:59 PM Go to last post
  6. Tilt table leg repair

    Started by Blackout, 24th May 2018 05:37 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 754
    8th Jul 2018, 06:20 PM Go to last post
  7. Restoration of old step ladder

    Started by Ranger, 8th Jul 2018 11:22 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 794
    8th Jul 2018, 11:22 AM Go to last post
  8. How do I fix this..

    Started by russ57, 7th Jul 2018 06:30 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 835
    8th Jul 2018, 07:00 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,721
    5th Jul 2018, 01:38 AM Go to last post
  9. Chinese lacquered cabinet

    Started by fletty, 4th Jul 2018 05:07 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,032
    4th Jul 2018, 08:35 PM Go to last post
  10. Glass on top of shellac finish?

    Started by Blackout, 8th Jun 2018 10:44 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,519
    4th Jul 2018, 07:15 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,160
    27th Jun 2018, 08:11 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,342
    24th Jun 2018, 07:29 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 765
    21st Jun 2018, 01:54 PM Go to last post
  11. Chair silky oak

    Started by Blackout, 17th Jun 2018 08:03 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,270
    18th Jun 2018, 04:32 PM Go to last post
  12. A bit of raw restoration humour

    Started by Blackout, 17th Jun 2018 07:44 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,220
    17th Jun 2018, 07:44 AM Go to last post
  13. Sideboard Silky Oak top on Maple base

    Started by Blackout, 31st Dec 2017 10:31 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,133
    15th Jun 2018, 09:14 PM Go to last post
  14. Red cedar chest

    Started by Blackout, 2nd Jun 2018 10:05 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 847
    10th Jun 2018, 07:23 PM Go to last post
  15. Hall table brass need cleaning and protection

    Started by Blackout, 8th Jun 2018 10:22 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,235
    9th Jun 2018, 07:49 AM Go to last post
  16. It's copper but what?

    Started by Blackout, 2nd Jun 2018 10:14 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 691
    8th Jun 2018, 10:02 PM Go to last post
  17. A Lighthouse Keepers Cabinet

    Started by auscab, 6th May 2018 12:14 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,820
    4th Jun 2018, 10:29 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 744
    3rd Jun 2018, 12:06 PM Go to last post
  18. Red cedar table

    Started by Blackout, 27th Jan 2018 10:16 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 5,848
    2nd Jun 2018, 10:18 AM Go to last post
  19. Question First time restoration - Silky Oak

    Started by Megan O, 5th May 2018 10:38 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,596
    2nd Jun 2018, 07:34 AM Go to last post
  20. Restoration with a difference.

    Started by Dorno, 28th May 2018 08:45 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 600
    2nd Jun 2018, 07:14 AM Go to last post
  21. To restore or not to restore?

    Started by ATSystems, 22nd May 2018 12:25 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 798
    22nd May 2018, 07:12 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 625
    22nd May 2018, 01:24 AM Go to last post
  22. gripper catch ?

    Started by CgT, 1st May 2018 08:14 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,050
    21st May 2018, 04:36 PM Go to last post
  23. Upcycling to display cabinet/bookcase

    Started by Blackout, 11th May 2018 09:42 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,462
    19th May 2018, 07:28 AM Go to last post

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