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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. Rotted trunk base

    Started by greenwillow, 20th May 2019 03:53 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    22nd May 2019, 08:51 PM Go to last post
  2. First and possibly only restoration of my life

    Started by Wongo, 26th Apr 2019 11:10 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 1,723
    15th May 2019, 11:09 AM Go to last post
  3. Restoring a red cedar spa

    Started by ajmuzza, 4th May 2019 11:16 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,155
    6th May 2019, 01:26 AM Go to last post
  4. Friesan Clock restoration

    Started by Lappa, 15th Apr 2019 06:03 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 2,336
    5th May 2019, 10:04 AM Go to last post
  5. John Hicks silky oak desk

    Started by sonj, 17th Apr 2019 10:42 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,374
    18th Apr 2019, 06:38 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,030
    12th Apr 2019, 12:32 PM Go to last post
  6. Current project

    Started by Thumbthumper, 28th Mar 2019 09:45 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,644
    8th Apr 2019, 09:55 AM Go to last post
  7. Corner joint

    Started by goldie1, 1st Apr 2019 02:33 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,609
    7th Apr 2019, 10:23 PM Go to last post
  8. Howard Products

    Started by Lappa, 13th Mar 2019 06:19 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 2,523
    1st Apr 2019, 07:39 PM Go to last post
  9. Old shearers kitchen prep table

    Started by specialist, 26th Jan 2019 08:39 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 2,521
    24th Mar 2019, 08:00 PM Go to last post
  10. Restoring Victorian Platform Rocking Chair

    Started by saladonion, 30th Apr 2017 08:40 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,404
    23rd Mar 2019, 11:32 PM Go to last post
  11. Mantle clock

    Started by fletty, 18th Mar 2019 03:20 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,079
    18th Mar 2019, 09:58 PM Go to last post
  12. Mid century recliner chairs

    Started by Blackout, 7th Jan 2019 09:17 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,871
    5th Mar 2019, 03:15 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,850
    4th Mar 2019, 03:25 PM Go to last post
  13. Hinges for Casement Windows

    Started by Corinne2901, 3rd Mar 2013 10:16 AM
    bottom, brisbane, buy, casement, cheers, clean/remove, cleaning, cost, dirty, guessing, hinges, queenslander, restoring, rust, rusty, sliding, stainless, steel, top, windows
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,743
    27th Feb 2019, 09:09 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,747
    22nd Feb 2019, 07:26 AM Go to last post
  14. Help: Amateur restoring old bureau

    Started by JackarooAus, 13th Feb 2019 10:36 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,900
    20th Feb 2019, 05:21 PM Go to last post
  15. Another 'impossible' restoration

    Started by russ57, 4th Feb 2019 08:56 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,846
    9th Feb 2019, 11:08 AM Go to last post
  16. More Queensland windows

    Started by fletty, 29th Aug 2016 05:56 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 4,311
    24th Jan 2019, 04:03 PM Go to last post
  17. Electrolysis solution longevity

    Started by RedShirtGuy, 20th Jan 2019 08:47 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 12,522
    22nd Jan 2019, 07:29 PM Go to last post
  18. Mould in timber

    Started by Fumbler, 18th Jan 2019 09:57 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,796
    21st Jan 2019, 08:50 AM Go to last post
  19. What-not red cedar

    Started by Blackout, 2nd Dec 2018 12:08 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,755
    20th Jan 2019, 05:19 PM Go to last post
  20. Simple silky oak sideboard getting new life

    Started by Blackout, 30th Dec 2018 01:40 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,991
    6th Jan 2019, 09:34 PM Go to last post
  21. Teak veneer

    Started by goldie1, 28th Nov 2018 10:42 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,540
    20th Dec 2018, 09:27 PM Go to last post
  22. Honey dear Chinese lantern

    Started by fletty, 18th Dec 2018 10:53 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,186
    19th Dec 2018, 05:53 PM Go to last post
  23. Mahogany table to get new life

    Started by Blackout, 15th Dec 2018 05:12 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,941
    15th Dec 2018, 05:12 PM Go to last post
  24. 70's recliner chair

    Started by Blackout, 2nd Dec 2018 11:47 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,059
    10th Dec 2018, 05:53 AM Go to last post
  25. 78 wind up record player

    Started by Blackout, 2nd Dec 2018 04:20 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,766
    3rd Dec 2018, 10:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 2,056
    3rd Dec 2018, 11:36 AM Go to last post
  26. Quilt stand to become towel rack

    Started by Blackout, 2nd Dec 2018 11:57 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,693
    2nd Dec 2018, 11:57 AM Go to last post

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