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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. Chair silky oak

    Started by Blackout, 17th Jun 2018 08:03 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 945
    18th Jun 2018, 04:32 PM Go to last post
  2. A bit of raw restoration humour

    Started by Blackout, 17th Jun 2018 07:44 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 926
    17th Jun 2018, 07:44 AM Go to last post
  3. Sideboard Silky Oak top on Maple base

    Started by Blackout, 31st Dec 2017 10:31 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 979
    15th Jun 2018, 09:14 PM Go to last post
  4. Red cedar chest

    Started by Blackout, 2nd Jun 2018 10:05 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 704
    10th Jun 2018, 07:23 PM Go to last post
  5. Glass on top of shellac finish?

    Started by Blackout, 8th Jun 2018 10:44 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,111
    9th Jun 2018, 10:34 PM Go to last post
  6. Hall table brass need cleaning and protection

    Started by Blackout, 8th Jun 2018 10:22 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,029
    9th Jun 2018, 07:49 AM Go to last post
  7. Tilt table leg repair

    Started by Blackout, 24th May 2018 05:37 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 595
    8th Jun 2018, 10:14 PM Go to last post
  8. It's copper but what?

    Started by Blackout, 2nd Jun 2018 10:14 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 573
    8th Jun 2018, 10:02 PM Go to last post
  9. A Lighthouse Keepers Cabinet

    Started by auscab, 6th May 2018 12:14 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,664
    4th Jun 2018, 10:29 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 590
    3rd Jun 2018, 12:06 PM Go to last post
  10. Red cedar meat safe - farm shed find

    Started by Blackout, 20th May 2018 08:34 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 1,257
    3rd Jun 2018, 09:20 AM Go to last post
  11. Red cedar table

    Started by Blackout, 27th Jan 2018 10:16 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 5,642
    2nd Jun 2018, 10:18 AM Go to last post
  12. Question First time restoration - Silky Oak

    Started by Megan O, 5th May 2018 10:38 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,444
    2nd Jun 2018, 07:34 AM Go to last post
  13. Restoration with a difference.

    Started by Dorno, 28th May 2018 08:45 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 474
    2nd Jun 2018, 07:14 AM Go to last post
  14. To restore or not to restore?

    Started by ATSystems, 22nd May 2018 12:25 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 676
    22nd May 2018, 07:12 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 503
    22nd May 2018, 01:24 AM Go to last post
  15. gripper catch ?

    Started by CgT, 1st May 2018 08:14 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 951
    21st May 2018, 04:36 PM Go to last post
  16. Upcycling to display cabinet/bookcase

    Started by Blackout, 11th May 2018 09:42 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,328
    19th May 2018, 07:28 AM Go to last post
  17. "Maheno" corner cabinet

    Started by Brianne163, 28th Apr 2018 02:14 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,192
    17th May 2018, 08:43 PM Go to last post
  18. 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: 3,108
    29th Apr 2018, 09:52 PM Go to last post
  19. Appropriate Restoration

    Started by SkirlGHB, 29th Apr 2018 02:40 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 818
    29th Apr 2018, 05:07 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,381
    28th Apr 2018, 10:44 AM Go to last post
  20. Talking Miners day bed needing sealing and repair

    Started by Blackout, 28th Apr 2018 06:43 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 737
    28th Apr 2018, 06:43 AM Go to last post
  21. Parker Project - Upholstery

    Started by unthanks, 26th Apr 2018 04:29 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 950
    27th Apr 2018, 02:46 PM Go to last post
  22. Bookcase secretaire in need of love

    Started by fletty, 24th Feb 2018 04:35 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 41
    • Views: 10,636
    14th Apr 2018, 10:51 AM Go to last post
  23. Square Head Nails

    Started by Chris Parks, 28th Feb 2018 11:22 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 6,758
    25th Mar 2018, 03:41 PM Go to last post
  24. What have I done?

    Started by Ozcee, 24th Feb 2018 06:32 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,393
    4th Mar 2018, 11:05 AM Go to last post
  25. Cabinet cornice; Replace or restore?

    Started by ATSystems, 15th Feb 2018 10:45 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,330
    19th Feb 2018, 10:11 AM Go to last post
  26. Curved cabinet glass

    Started by Lappa, 22nd Jan 2018 05:04 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,971
    11th Feb 2018, 10:30 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,069
    5th Feb 2018, 07:13 PM Go to last post

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