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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. table top repair

    Started by astrid, 22nd Sep 2018 10:54 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 350
    23rd Sep 2018, 07:14 AM Go to last post
  2. C1880 G J Lines Bow rocker restoration

    Started by yaryetnom, 10th Jul 2018 10:12 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 2,843
    20th Sep 2018, 06:51 PM Go to last post
  3. Put-U-Up

    Started by Ozcee, 18th Aug 2018 01:55 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,473
    4th Sep 2018, 10:39 AM Go to last post
  4. Smile Shameless self-promotion warning: Vote for me!

    Started by markharrison, 27th Aug 2018 06:41 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,337
    1st Sep 2018, 04:54 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,578
    24th Jul 2018, 03:54 AM Go to last post
  5. Chinese mahjong table..... a restoration?

    Started by fletty, 11th Jul 2018 11:19 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,647
    13th Jul 2018, 09:37 PM Go to last post
  6. My next 'restoration' challenge.

    Started by russ57, 8th Jul 2018 12:14 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,550
    9th Jul 2018, 04:24 PM Go to last post
  7. Red cedar meat safe - farm shed find

    Started by Blackout, 20th May 2018 08:34 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,832
    8th Jul 2018, 07:21 PM Go to last post
  8. Papier-mâché Victorian chess tilt table

    Started by Blackout, 8th Jul 2018 06:55 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,042
    8th Jul 2018, 06:59 PM Go to last post
  9. Tilt table leg repair

    Started by Blackout, 24th May 2018 05:37 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 836
    8th Jul 2018, 06:20 PM Go to last post
  10. Restoration of old step ladder

    Started by Ranger, 8th Jul 2018 11:22 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 886
    8th Jul 2018, 11:22 AM Go to last post
  11. How do I fix this..

    Started by russ57, 7th Jul 2018 06:30 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 897
    8th Jul 2018, 07:00 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,820
    5th Jul 2018, 01:38 AM Go to last post
  12. Chinese lacquered cabinet

    Started by fletty, 4th Jul 2018 05:07 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,117
    4th Jul 2018, 08:35 PM Go to last post
  13. Glass on top of shellac finish?

    Started by Blackout, 8th Jun 2018 10:44 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,606
    4th Jul 2018, 07:15 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,248
    27th Jun 2018, 08:11 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,436
    24th Jun 2018, 07:29 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 838
    21st Jun 2018, 01:54 PM Go to last post
  14. Chair silky oak

    Started by Blackout, 17th Jun 2018 08:03 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,331
    18th Jun 2018, 04:32 PM Go to last post
  15. A bit of raw restoration humour

    Started by Blackout, 17th Jun 2018 07:44 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,301
    17th Jun 2018, 07:44 AM Go to last post
  16. Sideboard Silky Oak top on Maple base

    Started by Blackout, 31st Dec 2017 10:31 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,217
    15th Jun 2018, 09:14 PM Go to last post
  17. Red cedar chest

    Started by Blackout, 2nd Jun 2018 10:05 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 910
    10th Jun 2018, 07:23 PM Go to last post
  18. Hall table brass need cleaning and protection

    Started by Blackout, 8th Jun 2018 10:22 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,314
    9th Jun 2018, 07:49 AM Go to last post
  19. It's copper but what?

    Started by Blackout, 2nd Jun 2018 10:14 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 770
    8th Jun 2018, 10:02 PM Go to last post
  20. A Lighthouse Keepers Cabinet

    Started by auscab, 6th May 2018 12:14 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,913
    4th Jun 2018, 10:29 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 821
    3rd Jun 2018, 12:06 PM Go to last post
  21. Red cedar table

    Started by Blackout, 27th Jan 2018 10:16 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 5,964
    2nd Jun 2018, 10:18 AM Go to last post
  22. Question First time restoration - Silky Oak

    Started by Megan O, 5th May 2018 10:38 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,696
    2nd Jun 2018, 07:34 AM Go to last post
  23. Restoration with a difference.

    Started by Dorno, 28th May 2018 08:45 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 684
    2nd Jun 2018, 07:14 AM Go to last post
  24. To restore or not to restore?

    Started by ATSystems, 22nd May 2018 12:25 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 882
    22nd May 2018, 07:12 AM Go to last post

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