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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. Tilt table leg repair

    Started by Blackout, 24th May 2018 05:37 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 417
    26th May 2018, 08:16 PM Go to last post
  2. A Lighthouse Keepers Cabinet

    Started by auscab, 6th May 2018 12:14 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,363
    26th May 2018, 03:47 PM Go to last post
  3. To restore or not to restore?

    Started by ATSystems, 22nd May 2018 12:25 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 595
    22nd May 2018, 07:12 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 443
    22nd May 2018, 01:24 AM Go to last post
  4. Red cedar meat safe - farm shed find

    Started by Blackout, 20th May 2018 08:34 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 642
    21st May 2018, 09:44 PM Go to last post
  5. gripper catch ?

    Started by CgT, 1st May 2018 08:14 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 875
    21st May 2018, 04:36 PM Go to last post
  6. Question First time restoration - Silky Oak

    Started by Megan O, 5th May 2018 10:38 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,299
    20th May 2018, 12:56 PM Go to last post
  7. Upcycling to display cabinet/bookcase

    Started by Blackout, 11th May 2018 09:42 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,258
    19th May 2018, 07:28 AM Go to last post
  8. "Maheno" corner cabinet

    Started by Brianne163, 28th Apr 2018 02:14 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,067
    17th May 2018, 08:43 PM Go to last post
  9. Silky oak side board rescue out of order

    Started by Blackout, 31st Mar 2018 06:53 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 33
    • Views: 2,961
    29th Apr 2018, 09:52 PM Go to last post
  10. Appropriate Restoration

    Started by SkirlGHB, 29th Apr 2018 02:40 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 758
    29th Apr 2018, 05:07 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,326
    28th Apr 2018, 10:44 AM Go to last post
  11. Talking Miners day bed needing sealing and repair

    Started by Blackout, 28th Apr 2018 06:43 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 683
    28th Apr 2018, 06:43 AM Go to last post
  12. Parker Project - Upholstery

    Started by unthanks, 26th Apr 2018 04:29 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 895
    27th Apr 2018, 02:46 PM Go to last post
  13. Bookcase secretaire in need of love

    Started by fletty, 24th Feb 2018 04:35 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 10,501
    14th Apr 2018, 10:51 AM Go to last post
  14. Square Head Nails

    Started by Chris Parks, 28th Feb 2018 11:22 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 6,663
    25th Mar 2018, 03:41 PM Go to last post
  15. What have I done?

    Started by Ozcee, 24th Feb 2018 06:32 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,336
    4th Mar 2018, 11:05 AM Go to last post
  16. Cabinet cornice; Replace or restore?

    Started by ATSystems, 15th Feb 2018 10:45 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,274
    19th Feb 2018, 10:11 AM Go to last post
  17. Curved cabinet glass

    Started by Lappa, 22nd Jan 2018 05:04 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,918
    11th Feb 2018, 10:30 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,010
    5th Feb 2018, 07:13 PM Go to last post
  18. Sewing Machine Cabinet

    Started by Chris Parks, 4th Feb 2018 12:18 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 971
    4th Feb 2018, 10:32 PM Go to last post
  19. Red cedar table

    Started by Blackout, 27th Jan 2018 10:16 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 5,433
    2nd Feb 2018, 07:33 PM Go to last post
  20. Chess tilt table - Arts and Craft period?

    Started by Blackout, 27th Jan 2018 04:53 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,308
    27th Jan 2018, 04:53 PM Go to last post
  21. Old Cedar Box

    Started by double.d, 23rd Jan 2018 07:56 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,477
    26th Jan 2018, 10:27 AM Go to last post
  22. Uick way to strip metal chairs

    Started by Arron, 15th Jan 2018 06:26 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,346
    23rd Jan 2018, 10:14 PM Go to last post
  23. delaminating

    Started by marcos, 14th Jan 2018 07:25 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 971
    23rd Jan 2018, 09:32 PM Go to last post
  24. Old spirit levels

    Started by maxxsinner, 4th Jan 2018 04:18 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 926
    4th Jan 2018, 09:49 PM Go to last post
  25. Sideboard Silky Oak top on Maple base

    Started by Blackout, 31st Dec 2017 10:31 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 869
    4th Jan 2018, 07:19 AM Go to last post
  26. tightening up the back/seat joint of some chairs

    Started by LMHmedchem, 5th Dec 2017 03:52 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 1,420
    3rd Jan 2018, 07:00 PM Go to last post
  27. Kauri Trunk

    Started by Thumbthumper, 25th Sep 2016 03:05 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 4
    • Replies: 52
    • Views: 6,215
    1st Jan 2018, 03:32 PM Go to last post

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