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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. First and possibly only restoration of my life

    Started by Wongo, 26th Apr 2019 11:10 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1
    26th Apr 2019, 11:10 PM Go to last post
  2. Friesan Clock restoration

    Started by Lappa, 15th Apr 2019 06:03 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,669
    24th Apr 2019, 05:04 PM Go to last post
  3. John Hicks silky oak desk

    Started by sonj, 17th Apr 2019 10:42 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,286
    18th Apr 2019, 06:38 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 956
    12th Apr 2019, 12:32 PM Go to last post
  4. Current project

    Started by Thumbthumper, 28th Mar 2019 09:45 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,583
    8th Apr 2019, 09:55 AM Go to last post
  5. Corner joint

    Started by goldie1, 1st Apr 2019 02:33 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,553
    7th Apr 2019, 10:23 PM Go to last post
  6. Howard Products

    Started by Lappa, 13th Mar 2019 06:19 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 2,420
    1st Apr 2019, 07:39 PM Go to last post
  7. Old shearers kitchen prep table

    Started by specialist, 26th Jan 2019 08:39 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 2,411
    24th Mar 2019, 08:00 PM Go to last post
  8. Restoring Victorian Platform Rocking Chair

    Started by saladonion, 30th Apr 2017 08:40 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,342
    23rd Mar 2019, 11:32 PM Go to last post
  9. Mantle clock

    Started by fletty, 18th Mar 2019 03:20 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,025
    18th Mar 2019, 09:58 PM Go to last post
  10. Mid century recliner chairs

    Started by Blackout, 7th Jan 2019 09:17 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,807
    5th Mar 2019, 03:15 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,790
    4th Mar 2019, 03:25 PM Go to last post
  11. 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: 2,680
    27th Feb 2019, 09:09 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,686
    22nd Feb 2019, 07:26 AM Go to last post
  12. Help: Amateur restoring old bureau

    Started by JackarooAus, 13th Feb 2019 10:36 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,841
    20th Feb 2019, 05:21 PM Go to last post
  13. Another 'impossible' restoration

    Started by russ57, 4th Feb 2019 08:56 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,789
    9th Feb 2019, 11:08 AM Go to last post
  14. More Queensland windows

    Started by fletty, 29th Aug 2016 05:56 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 4,201
    24th Jan 2019, 04:03 PM Go to last post
  15. Electrolysis solution longevity

    Started by RedShirtGuy, 20th Jan 2019 08:47 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 12,414
    22nd Jan 2019, 07:29 PM Go to last post
  16. Mould in timber

    Started by Fumbler, 18th Jan 2019 09:57 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,745
    21st Jan 2019, 08:50 AM Go to last post
  17. What-not red cedar

    Started by Blackout, 2nd Dec 2018 12:08 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,700
    20th Jan 2019, 05:19 PM Go to last post
  18. Simple silky oak sideboard getting new life

    Started by Blackout, 30th Dec 2018 01:40 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,932
    6th Jan 2019, 09:34 PM Go to last post
  19. Teak veneer

    Started by goldie1, 28th Nov 2018 10:42 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,489
    20th Dec 2018, 09:27 PM Go to last post
  20. Honey dear Chinese lantern

    Started by fletty, 18th Dec 2018 10:53 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,129
    19th Dec 2018, 05:53 PM Go to last post
  21. Mahogany table to get new life

    Started by Blackout, 15th Dec 2018 05:12 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,885
    15th Dec 2018, 05:12 PM Go to last post
  22. 70's recliner chair

    Started by Blackout, 2nd Dec 2018 11:47 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,011
    10th Dec 2018, 05:53 AM Go to last post
  23. 78 wind up record player

    Started by Blackout, 2nd Dec 2018 04:20 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,709
    3rd Dec 2018, 10:20 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,999
    3rd Dec 2018, 11:36 AM Go to last post
  24. Quilt stand to become towel rack

    Started by Blackout, 2nd Dec 2018 11:57 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,637
    2nd Dec 2018, 11:57 AM Go to last post
  25. Chinese lacquered cabinet

    Started by fletty, 4th Jul 2018 05:07 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 2,574
    22nd Nov 2018, 06:02 PM Go to last post
  26. Sewing Machine Cabinet

    Started by Chris Parks, 4th Feb 2018 12:18 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,646
    17th Nov 2018, 11:53 PM Go to last post

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