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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: 709
    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: 2,269
    18th Aug 2018, 01:51 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,479
    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: 1,560
    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: 1,470
    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
    1 2
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 1,676
    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: 968
    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: 762
    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: 801
    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: 840
    8th Jul 2018, 07:00 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 1,732
    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: 1,040
    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: 1,528
    4th Jul 2018, 07:15 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 1,169
    27th Jun 2018, 08:11 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,350
    24th Jun 2018, 07:29 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 772
    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: 1,276
    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: 1,227
    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: 1,141
    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: 854
    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: 1,244
    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: 700
    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: 1,830
    4th Jun 2018, 10:29 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 754
    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: 5,860
    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: 1,610
    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: 607
    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: 806
    22nd May 2018, 07:12 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 634
    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: 1,056
    21st May 2018, 04:36 PM Go to last post

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