Furniture and Wood Restoration by G Nicholson - furniture maker and restorer since 1984
An oak writing bureau with old polish removed.
Finished writing bureau stained and French polished.
Antique lignum vitae halter weight stable log.
Antique aneroid weather barometer restored.
A nest of oak tables, old polish stripped off and French polished.
A rosewood antique writing box and tea caddy box. The mother of pearl inlay was replaced and the boxes were relined. The veneers were repaired and then french polished.
Two victorian chairs treated for woodworm, reglued and repolished.
Antique Windsor chair before and after restoration
A Victorian dressing table which came to us with a water damaged top. The old polish was removed and new French polishing was carried out to match the original.
A Singer Sewing Machine which was in need of restoration to the wooden case.
Completed sewing machine case coloured and French polished.
A longcase clock previously fire damaged, cleaned and French polished.
Restoration of violin in which the old polish had deteriorated.
The old polished was removed, and the wood was stained and French polished.
Replacement back legs made for a chair.
Replacement legs now coloured and French polished to match the originals.
Piano stool in need of restoration.
Marquetry restored, French polished and upholstered with new leather.
French polishing of a table top.
A replacement base board made to fit an antique storage box.
The replacement was made by duplicating the original as seen in picture.
Base board fitted and finished to match the aged look of the box.
Oak table. Old polish removed and re-lacquered.
A Victorian mirror completly stripped by hand.
Assembled mirror after French polishing.
A new leather hinge made for an antique candle box.
Leather fitted to box lid.
The old paint was stripped off this Victorian softwood door then stained and French polished to resemble hardwood. Before and after photos.
Before and after photos of a small table.
A badly broken chair restored to its former glory.
A WW2 Army tool box restored.