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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. Another spinning wheel repair

    Started by arose62, 12th Jun 2019 11:15 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,356
    16th Jun 2019, 04:54 PM Go to last post
  2. Friesan Clock restoration

    Started by Lappa, 15th Apr 2019 06:03 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 25
    • Views: 2,776
    15th Jun 2019, 12:32 PM Go to last post
  3. Rotted trunk base

    Started by greenwillow, 20th May 2019 03:53 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,329
    6th Jun 2019, 11:23 PM Go to last post
  4. First and possibly only restoration of my life

    Started by Wongo, 26th Apr 2019 11:10 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 1,993
    27th May 2019, 05:30 PM Go to last post
  5. Federation Carver Chair

    Started by Potts, 24th May 2019 08:53 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,161
    24th May 2019, 08:53 PM Go to last post
  6. Restoring a red cedar spa

    Started by ajmuzza, 4th May 2019 11:16 AM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,223
    6th May 2019, 01:26 AM Go to last post
  7. John Hicks silky oak desk

    Started by sonj, 17th Apr 2019 10:42 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,432
    18th Apr 2019, 06:38 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,092
    12th Apr 2019, 12:32 PM Go to last post
  8. Current project

    Started by Thumbthumper, 28th Mar 2019 09:45 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,687
    8th Apr 2019, 09:55 AM Go to last post
  9. Corner joint

    Started by goldie1, 1st Apr 2019 02:33 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,650
    7th Apr 2019, 10:23 PM Go to last post
  10. Howard Products

    Started by Lappa, 13th Mar 2019 06:19 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 2,613
    1st Apr 2019, 07:39 PM Go to last post
  11. Old shearers kitchen prep table

    Started by specialist, 26th Jan 2019 08:39 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 2,610
    24th Mar 2019, 08:00 PM Go to last post
  12. Restoring Victorian Platform Rocking Chair

    Started by saladonion, 30th Apr 2017 08:40 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,465
    23rd Mar 2019, 11:32 PM Go to last post
  13. Mantle clock

    Started by fletty, 18th Mar 2019 03:20 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,124
    18th Mar 2019, 09:58 PM Go to last post
  14. Mid century recliner chairs

    Started by Blackout, 7th Jan 2019 09:17 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,933
    5th Mar 2019, 03:15 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,905
    4th Mar 2019, 03:25 PM Go to last post
  15. 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: 2,796
    27th Feb 2019, 09:09 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,807
    22nd Feb 2019, 07:26 AM Go to last post
  16. Help: Amateur restoring old bureau

    Started by JackarooAus, 13th Feb 2019 10:36 PM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,947
    20th Feb 2019, 05:21 PM Go to last post
  17. Another 'impossible' restoration

    Started by russ57, 4th Feb 2019 08:56 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,906
    9th Feb 2019, 11:08 AM Go to last post
  18. More Queensland windows

    Started by fletty, 29th Aug 2016 05:56 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 28
    • Views: 4,395
    24th Jan 2019, 04:03 PM Go to last post
  19. Electrolysis solution longevity

    Started by RedShirtGuy, 20th Jan 2019 08:47 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 12,605
    22nd Jan 2019, 07:29 PM Go to last post
  20. Mould in timber

    Started by Fumbler, 18th Jan 2019 09:57 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,832
    21st Jan 2019, 08:50 AM Go to last post
  21. What-not red cedar

    Started by Blackout, 2nd Dec 2018 12:08 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,794
    20th Jan 2019, 05:19 PM Go to last post
  22. Simple silky oak sideboard getting new life

    Started by Blackout, 30th Dec 2018 01:40 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,041
    6th Jan 2019, 09:34 PM Go to last post
  23. Teak veneer

    Started by goldie1, 28th Nov 2018 10:42 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 2,582
    20th Dec 2018, 09:27 PM Go to last post
  24. Honey dear Chinese lantern

    Started by fletty, 18th Dec 2018 10:53 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,233
    19th Dec 2018, 05:53 PM Go to last post
  25. Mahogany table to get new life

    Started by Blackout, 15th Dec 2018 05:12 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,989
    15th Dec 2018, 05:12 PM Go to last post
  26. 70's recliner chair

    Started by Blackout, 2nd Dec 2018 11:47 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,097
    10th Dec 2018, 05:53 AM Go to last post
  27. 78 wind up record player

    Started by Blackout, 2nd Dec 2018 04:20 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 1,814
    3rd Dec 2018, 10:20 PM Go to last post

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