Center piece to master piece.
Mouldings on this sideboard were reglued and the finish was cleaned and shellaced.
This entire piece was cleaned and shellaced.
Lamp Base Restoration
Missing pieces were replaced to the crown of this ornate lamp base, then touched up to match.
Damaged veneer was reglued and missing pieces were replaced on this table leg.
Disassembled and numbered, the old glue was removed and now is ready to be reglued.
After regluing, chairs are rubbed out and touched up.
The failed glue between the layers was replaced, then the legs were reglued to the center pedestals.
After...Table Leg Reglue
After regluing the legs to the pedestals, it was rubbed out and touched up.
A large crack down the center of this round tabletop needed to be reglued.
The top has been reglued and refinished with shellac and urethane.
Before...Drop Leaf Table...
This table top had water damage.
After...Drop Leaf Table
The top was refinished and reattached to existing gate legs.
Sideboard Leg Repair
The back leg had been repaired incorrectly and needed to be reattached.
After...Sideboard Leg Repair
Back left leg repair completed and touched up.
After...Dining Room Table
This beautiful mahogany center pedestal dining room table was completely refinshed with shellac and urethane.
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
Shellac and urethane was used to refinish this table.
After being stored in a barn for years, this small side table needed refinishing.
Shellac and urethane was used to refinish this side table.
This cradle was in the family for years and needed to be refinished before the next child was born.
A shellac finish was used to bring out the warmth of this cradle.
Before...Silver Chest Top
This silver chest was in a fire that burned off spots of finish on the 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
This entire table needed to be refinished and the legs reglued.
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
This pine tilt top table needed to be completely refinished from sun damage.
After...Tilt Top Table
This table was refinished with shellac with additional coats of urethane on the top for protection.
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
The bottom of the feet on this clock were damaged due to years of wet floor mopping.
During...Tall Clock #1
The lower aprons and feet were refinished after missing pieces were replaced.
Before...Pine Tall Clock #2
This beloved family clock was in a house fire which destroyed many parts.
After...Pine Tall Clock #2
The burned pieces were replaced, refinished and motif repainted.
Before...Clock Bonnet #3
This bonnet crashed to the floor and many of the delicate pieces broke.
After...Clock Bonnet #3
The fret work at the crown and frame pieces repaired.
After...Tall Clock #3
Missing fret work on top of the bonnet were replaced and damaged pieces reglued.
Before...Tall Clock Feet #4
The feet and mouldings on this tall clock needed to be reglued.
After...Clock Feet #4
The feet on this tall clock were reglued and secured with glue blocks.
Before...Tall Clock #5
The side on this clock was filled with spackle then veneered over it.
During...Tall Clock #5
The spackle on the side of this clock was removed and replaced with wood.
After...Tall Clock #5
The replaced wood on the case was refinished to match.
This reproduction of Garrit Rietveld's famous zig-zag chair was built out of American elm and finished in white shellac.
The back view of Garrit Rietveld's Zig-Zag chair showing finger hold, finger joints and cherry dowels at joints.
Dining Room Trestle Table
This George Nakashima inspired table was constucted of sapele with an oil finish.
Surplus granite was used as a top for this cherry twisted triangle side table.
Sol de Wit inspired this bookshelf constructed from satin wood.
Dovetails were hand cut to construct this Sol de Wit bookshelf.
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
A tangle of wires from various audio players required hiding, while matching the surrounding teak trim on the fireplace.
TV Stand - Back
Only two wires were visible from the back of this TV stand when completed.
Legs and ornate corner fills were added to this Chinese sign to make a dining room table.
A Chinese sign was transformed to a dining room table by adding teak legs.