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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. 70's recliner chair

    Started by Blackout, 2nd Dec 2018 11:47 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    10th Dec 2018, 05:53 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,296
    9th Dec 2018, 11:51 AM Go to last post
  2. 78 wind up record player

    Started by Blackout, 2nd Dec 2018 04:20 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,372
    3rd Dec 2018, 10:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,678
    3rd Dec 2018, 11:36 AM Go to last post
  3. What-not red cedar

    Started by Blackout, 2nd Dec 2018 12:08 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,347
    2nd Dec 2018, 04:25 PM Go to last post
  4. Quilt stand to become towel rack

    Started by Blackout, 2nd Dec 2018 11:57 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,322
    2nd Dec 2018, 11:57 AM Go to last post
  5. Teak veneer

    Started by goldie1, 28th Nov 2018 10:42 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,787
    30th Nov 2018, 08:47 AM Go to last post
  6. Chinese lacquered cabinet

    Started by fletty, 4th Jul 2018 05:07 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,101
    22nd Nov 2018, 06:02 PM Go to last post
  7. Sewing Machine Cabinet

    Started by Chris Parks, 4th Feb 2018 12:18 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,295
    17th Nov 2018, 11:53 PM Go to last post
  8. Drink ring water stain removal.

    Started by Shedhand, 12th Oct 2018 09:47 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,645
    16th Nov 2018, 03:56 PM Go to last post
  9. Coopers paint stripper

    Started by jonnorris03, 5th Jul 2011 09:33 AM
    ########, appreciated, belt, cheap, cheers, concern, coopers, covered, detector, door, easy, feedback, healthier, ideas, jon, lead, lol, lot, paint, putting, ring, sander, starts, stripper, stripping
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 8,095
    11th Nov 2018, 09:57 AM Go to last post
  10. Woodworm Treatment?

    Started by yvan, 8th Nov 2018 07:15 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,582
    8th Nov 2018, 10:23 AM Go to last post
  11. Red Cedar chest of draws resto

    Started by Superbunny, 3rd Nov 2018 05:36 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,928
    7th Nov 2018, 09:17 PM Go to last post
  12. Mahogany table surface damage

    Started by peacay, 30th Oct 2018 04:29 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,658
    3rd Nov 2018, 01:22 PM Go to last post
  13. 1920's silky oak chair?

    Started by Blackout, 3rd Nov 2018 08:32 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,662
    3rd Nov 2018, 08:32 AM Go to last post
  14. C1880 G J Lines Bow rocker restoration

    Started by yaryetnom, 10th Jul 2018 10:12 PM
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    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 4,002
    8th Oct 2018, 06:35 AM Go to last post
  15. Oregon Restoration advice for Overseas

    Started by arislgr, 26th Sep 2018 02:11 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,141
    7th Oct 2018, 07:28 PM Go to last post
  16. table top repair

    Started by astrid, 22nd Sep 2018 10:54 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,496
    23rd Sep 2018, 05:22 PM Go to last post
  17. Put-U-Up

    Started by Ozcee, 18th Aug 2018 01:55 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,651
    4th Sep 2018, 10:39 AM Go to last post
  18. Smile Shameless self-promotion warning: Vote for me!

    Started by markharrison, 27th Aug 2018 06:41 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,546
    1st Sep 2018, 04:54 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,758
    24th Jul 2018, 03:54 AM Go to last post
  19. Chinese mahjong table..... a restoration?

    Started by fletty, 11th Jul 2018 11:19 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,823
    13th Jul 2018, 09:37 PM Go to last post
  20. My next 'restoration' challenge.

    Started by russ57, 8th Jul 2018 12:14 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,725
    9th Jul 2018, 04:24 PM Go to last post
  21. Red cedar meat safe - farm shed find

    Started by Blackout, 20th May 2018 08:34 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 2,151
    8th Jul 2018, 07:21 PM Go to last post
  22. Papier-mâché Victorian chess tilt table

    Started by Blackout, 8th Jul 2018 06:55 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,222
    8th Jul 2018, 06:59 PM Go to last post
  23. Tilt table leg repair

    Started by Blackout, 24th May 2018 05:37 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,021
    8th Jul 2018, 06:20 PM Go to last post
  24. Restoration of old step ladder

    Started by Ranger, 8th Jul 2018 11:22 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,066
    8th Jul 2018, 11:22 AM Go to last post
  25. How do I fix this..

    Started by russ57, 7th Jul 2018 06:30 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,042
    8th Jul 2018, 07:00 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,036
    5th Jul 2018, 01:38 AM Go to last post
  26. Glass on top of shellac finish?

    Started by Blackout, 8th Jun 2018 10:44 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,916
    4th Jul 2018, 07:15 PM Go to last post

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