After...Walnut Sideboard

After...Walnut Sideboard

Center piece to master piece.

Before...Walnut Sideboard

Before...Walnut Sideboard

Mouldings on this sideboard were reglued and the finish was cleaned and shellaced.

After...Walnut Sideboard

After...Walnut Sideboard

This entire piece was cleaned and shellaced.

Lamp Base Restoration

Lamp Base Restoration

Missing pieces were replaced to the crown of this ornate lamp base, then touched up to match.

Veneer Repair

Veneer Repair

Damaged veneer was reglued and missing pieces were replaced on this table leg.

Before...Chair Reglue

Before...Chair Reglue

Disassembled and numbered, the old glue was removed and now is ready to be reglued.

After...Completed Chairs

After...Completed Chairs

After regluing, chairs are rubbed out and touched up.

Before...Table Legs

Before...Table Legs

The failed glue between the layers was replaced, then the legs were reglued to the center pedestals.

After...Table Leg Reglue

After...Table Leg Reglue

After regluing the legs to the pedestals, it was rubbed out and touched up.

Before...Round Tabletop

Before...Round Tabletop

A large crack down the center of this round tabletop needed to be reglued.

After...Round Table

After...Round Table

The top has been reglued and refinished with shellac and urethane.

Before...Drop Leaf Table...

Before...Drop Leaf Table...

This table top had water damage.

After...Drop Leaf Table

After...Drop Leaf Table

The top was refinished and reattached to existing gate legs.

Sideboard Leg Repair

Sideboard Leg Repair

The back leg had been repaired incorrectly and needed to be reattached.

After...Sideboard Leg Repair

After...Sideboard Leg Repair

Back left leg repair completed and touched up.

 
After...Dining Room Table

After...Dining Room Table

This beautiful mahogany center pedestal dining room table was completely refinshed with shellac and urethane.

Before...Drop Leaf Table

Before...Drop Leaf Table

The finish on the top and the legs of this drop leaf needed to be stripped and refinished.

After...Drop Leaf Table

After...Drop Leaf Table

Shellac and urethane was used to refinish this table.

Before...Side Table

Before...Side Table

After being stored in a barn for years, this small side table needed refinishing.

After....Side Table

After....Side Table

Shellac and urethane was used to refinish this side table.

Before...Pine Cradle

Before...Pine Cradle

This cradle was in the family for years and needed to be refinished before the next child was born.

After...Pine Cradle

After...Pine Cradle

A shellac finish was used to bring out the warmth of this cradle.

Before...Silver Chest Top

Before...Silver Chest Top

This silver chest was in a fire that burned off spots of finish on the top.

After...Silver Chest Top

After...Silver Chest Top

The burn marks were sanded out and the top was refinished with shellac to match the existing chest.

Before...Gate Leg Table

Before...Gate Leg Table

This entire table needed to be refinished and the legs reglued.

After...Gate Leg Table

After...Gate Leg Table

Shellac was used on the legs with a protective coat of urethane on the top after the legs were reglued.

Before...Tilt Top Table

Before...Tilt Top Table

This pine tilt top table needed to be completely refinished from sun damage.

After...Tilt Top Table

After...Tilt Top Table

This table was refinished with shellac with additional coats of urethane on the top for protection.

 
After...Tall Clock #1

After...Tall Clock #1

The missing finials were replaced on the bonnet, the feet were repaired and the case refinished where needed.

Before...Tall Clock #1

Before...Tall Clock #1

The bottom of the feet on this clock were damaged due to years of wet floor mopping.

During...Tall Clock #1

During...Tall Clock #1

The lower aprons and feet were refinished after missing pieces were replaced.

Before...Pine Tall Clock #2

Before...Pine Tall Clock #2

This beloved family clock was in a house fire which destroyed many parts.

After...Pine Tall Clock #2

After...Pine Tall Clock #2

The burned pieces were replaced, refinished and motif repainted.

Before...Clock Bonnet #3

Before...Clock Bonnet #3

This bonnet crashed to the floor and many of the delicate pieces broke.

After...Clock Bonnet #3

After...Clock Bonnet #3

The fret work at the crown and frame pieces repaired.

After...Tall Clock #3

After...Tall Clock #3

Missing fret work on top of the bonnet were replaced and damaged pieces reglued.

Before...Tall Clock Feet #4

Before...Tall Clock Feet #4

The feet and mouldings on this tall clock needed to be reglued.

After...Clock Feet #4

After...Clock Feet #4

The feet on this tall clock were reglued and secured with glue blocks.

Before...Tall Clock #5

Before...Tall Clock #5

The side on this clock was filled with spackle then veneered over it.

During...Tall Clock #5

During...Tall Clock #5

The spackle on the side of this clock was removed and replaced with wood.

After...Tall Clock #5

After...Tall Clock #5

The replaced wood on the case was refinished to match.

 
Zig-Zag Chair

Zig-Zag Chair

This reproduction of Garrit Rietveld's famous zig-zag chair was built out of American elm and finished in white shellac.

Zig-Zag Chair

Zig-Zag Chair

The back view of Garrit Rietveld's Zig-Zag chair showing finger hold, finger joints and cherry dowels at joints.

Dining Room Trestle Table

Dining Room Trestle Table

This George Nakashima inspired table was constucted of sapele with an oil finish.

Occasional Table

Occasional Table

Surplus granite was used as a top for this cherry twisted triangle side table.

Bookshelf

Bookshelf

Sol de Wit inspired this bookshelf constructed from satin wood.

Bookshelf Constuction

Bookshelf Constuction

Dovetails were hand cut to construct this Sol de Wit bookshelf.

Bench

Bench

After an old cooper beech tree was removed for a hospital expansion, the wood was made into a bench for patients in the emergency room.

TV Stand - Front

TV Stand - Front

A tangle of wires from various audio players required hiding, while matching the surrounding teak trim on the fireplace.

TV Stand - Back

TV Stand - Back

Only two wires were visible from the back of this TV stand when completed.

Chinese Table

Chinese Table

Legs and ornate corner fills were added to this Chinese sign to make a dining room table.

Chinese Table

Chinese Table

A Chinese sign was transformed to a dining room table by adding teak legs.