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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. Looking for a Union 2 lever mortise lock

    Started by shedfooting, 17th Jan 2021 08:39 PM
    • Replies: 2
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    18th Jan 2021, 03:50 PM Go to last post
  2. Moved: Metal protection

    Started by BILLOJ, 16th Jan 2021 05:17 AM
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  3. work bench protection

    Started by scott71, 12th Jan 2021 08:37 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 312
    13th Jan 2021, 03:52 PM Go to last post
  4. Red Cedar chest of drawers

    Started by Thumbthumper, 10th Nov 2020 08:26 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 453
    7th Jan 2021, 08:23 PM Go to last post
  5. Antique buffet needs new backing board

    Started by susandocurtis, 10th Nov 2020 10:05 AM
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    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 1,214
    7th Dec 2020, 10:14 PM Go to last post
  6. Chair restoration advice

    Started by Beardy, 11th Oct 2020 09:14 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 454
    2nd Dec 2020, 01:59 PM Go to last post
  7. Old drawers 1800's?

    Started by Blackout, 20th Nov 2020 08:43 PM
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 474
    29th Nov 2020, 07:56 PM Go to last post
  8. Bedside table? Small cabinet?

    Started by Charpentier, 28th Nov 2020 06:34 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 286
    29th Nov 2020, 07:03 AM Go to last post
  9. Antique red cedar drawers

    Started by Blackout, 13th Nov 2020 08:48 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 380
    14th Nov 2020, 08:38 AM Go to last post
  10. Restoring antique dresser advice please

    Started by susandocurtis, 10th Jul 2020 04:00 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 600
    10th Nov 2020, 09:21 AM Go to last post
  11. Drop front English Oak desk

    Started by Blackout, 8th Nov 2020 11:14 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 208
    8th Nov 2020, 08:01 PM Go to last post
  12. Church pew

    Started by Crunchie, 8th Aug 2020 11:49 PM
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 1,268
    13th Oct 2020, 12:32 PM Go to last post
  13. My first ever project with a piece of furniture...

    Started by Charpentier, 11th Sep 2020 12:12 PM
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    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 1,353
    8th Oct 2020, 07:30 PM Go to last post
  14. 1956 Dining table

    Started by Dsut, 29th Sep 2020 02:05 AM
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 778
    5th Oct 2020, 04:48 PM Go to last post
  15. Singer sewing table

    Started by bueller, 22nd Sep 2020 09:00 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 826
    28th Sep 2020, 07:47 PM Go to last post
  16. Interesting old desk

    Started by Thumbthumper, 15th Jul 2020 12:09 PM
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,858
    10th Sep 2020, 02:26 PM Go to last post
  17. How to brass plate steel

    Started by Dengue, 26th Aug 2020 03:21 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    29th Aug 2020, 11:17 AM Go to last post
  18. Gate leg table from Victoria - Mahogany?

    Started by Blackout, 5th Jul 2020 06:08 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 21
    • Views: 1,110
    9th Aug 2020, 08:54 PM Go to last post
  19. Silky oak drawers recovery and repair

    Started by Blackout, 25th Jul 2020 04:05 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 335
    31st Jul 2020, 08:51 PM Go to last post
  20. Wind up gramaphone with silky oak cabinet

    Started by Blackout, 26th Jul 2020 01:05 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 560
    27th Jul 2020, 04:23 PM Go to last post
  21. Kitchen cupboard

    Started by Blackout, 19th Jul 2020 09:28 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 583
    25th Jul 2020, 10:31 PM Go to last post
  22. Trialing Evapo-Rust and Inox Lanox for metal recovery and protection

    Started by Blackout, 22nd Jun 2020 06:45 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 1,118
    23rd Jul 2020, 09:56 AM Go to last post
  23. Old(ish) dining chair restoration questions

    Started by sfGnome, 18th Jul 2020 05:42 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 325
    22nd Jul 2020, 06:41 PM Go to last post
  24. Vinegar/Water Stuff-Up... tips for cleaning?

    Started by dbyr92, 5th Jul 2020 10:52 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    5th Jul 2020, 10:52 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 398
    3rd Jul 2020, 11:21 PM Go to last post
  25. remove enamel paint on French polished side table

    Started by Clinton1, 24th Jun 2020 08:53 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 351
    24th Jun 2020, 10:22 PM Go to last post
  26. I have a problem

    Started by scottbr, 18th May 2020 05:14 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 26
    • Views: 1,947
    22nd Jun 2020, 01:38 PM Go to last post
  27. Queensland outdoor bench seat

    Started by Blackout, 24th May 2020 07:44 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 604
    17th Jun 2020, 09:03 AM Go to last post
  28. How to Rescue and Re-Use Some Old Timber

    Started by Chris Parks, 14th Jun 2020 04:11 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 616
    15th Jun 2020, 04:58 PM Go to last post
  29. Cabinet

    Started by selectedgrub, 29th Mar 2020 12:49 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 1,062
    13th Jun 2020, 10:28 AM Go to last post

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