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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. Put-U-Up

    Started by Ozcee, 18th Aug 2018 01:55 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 251
    18th Aug 2018, 09:41 PM Go to last post
  2. C1880 G J Lines Bow rocker restoration

    Started by yaryetnom, 10th Jul 2018 10:12 PM
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 2,247
    18th Aug 2018, 01:51 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,477
    24th Jul 2018, 03:54 AM Go to last post
  3. Chinese mahjong table..... a restoration?

    Started by fletty, 11th Jul 2018 11:19 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,558
    13th Jul 2018, 09:37 PM Go to last post
  4. My next 'restoration' challenge.

    Started by russ57, 8th Jul 2018 12:14 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,468
    9th Jul 2018, 04:24 PM Go to last post
  5. Red cedar meat safe - farm shed find

    Started by Blackout, 20th May 2018 08:34 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,672
    8th Jul 2018, 07:21 PM Go to last post
  6. Papier-mâché Victorian chess tilt table

    Started by Blackout, 8th Jul 2018 06:55 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 965
    8th Jul 2018, 06:59 PM Go to last post
  7. Tilt table leg repair

    Started by Blackout, 24th May 2018 05:37 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 760
    8th Jul 2018, 06:20 PM Go to last post
  8. Restoration of old step ladder

    Started by Ranger, 8th Jul 2018 11:22 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 799
    8th Jul 2018, 11:22 AM Go to last post
  9. How do I fix this..

    Started by russ57, 7th Jul 2018 06:30 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 838
    8th Jul 2018, 07:00 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,728
    5th Jul 2018, 01:38 AM Go to last post
  10. Chinese lacquered cabinet

    Started by fletty, 4th Jul 2018 05:07 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,038
    4th Jul 2018, 08:35 PM Go to last post
  11. Glass on top of shellac finish?

    Started by Blackout, 8th Jun 2018 10:44 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 1,525
    4th Jul 2018, 07:15 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,167
    27th Jun 2018, 08:11 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,348
    24th Jun 2018, 07:29 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 770
    21st Jun 2018, 01:54 PM Go to last post
  12. Chair silky oak

    Started by Blackout, 17th Jun 2018 08:03 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,274
    18th Jun 2018, 04:32 PM Go to last post
  13. A bit of raw restoration humour

    Started by Blackout, 17th Jun 2018 07:44 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,225
    17th Jun 2018, 07:44 AM Go to last post
  14. Sideboard Silky Oak top on Maple base

    Started by Blackout, 31st Dec 2017 10:31 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,139
    15th Jun 2018, 09:14 PM Go to last post
  15. Red cedar chest

    Started by Blackout, 2nd Jun 2018 10:05 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 852
    10th Jun 2018, 07:23 PM Go to last post
  16. Hall table brass need cleaning and protection

    Started by Blackout, 8th Jun 2018 10:22 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,240
    9th Jun 2018, 07:49 AM Go to last post
  17. It's copper but what?

    Started by Blackout, 2nd Jun 2018 10:14 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 698
    8th Jun 2018, 10:02 PM Go to last post
  18. A Lighthouse Keepers Cabinet

    Started by auscab, 6th May 2018 12:14 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,828
    4th Jun 2018, 10:29 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 750
    3rd Jun 2018, 12:06 PM Go to last post
  19. Red cedar table

    Started by Blackout, 27th Jan 2018 10:16 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 5,856
    2nd Jun 2018, 10:18 AM Go to last post
  20. Question First time restoration - Silky Oak

    Started by Megan O, 5th May 2018 10:38 AM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,603
    2nd Jun 2018, 07:34 AM Go to last post
  21. Restoration with a difference.

    Started by Dorno, 28th May 2018 08:45 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 605
    2nd Jun 2018, 07:14 AM Go to last post
  22. To restore or not to restore?

    Started by ATSystems, 22nd May 2018 12:25 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 803
    22nd May 2018, 07:12 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 632
    22nd May 2018, 01:24 AM Go to last post
  23. gripper catch ?

    Started by CgT, 1st May 2018 08:14 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,054
    21st May 2018, 04:36 PM Go to last post

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