New Life For Two Old Chairs Through Loving Restoration

A friend contacted me saying that her brother had given her two chairs that were in pretty bad shape and could I please take a look at them to see if they could be saved. I must admit that “bad shape” was an understatement. The […]

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Ball and Claw Easy Chair Restoration

This beautiful ball & claw, ebony & cane-backed easy chair was a typical restoration in many ways. It came to me in one piece but, not due to any particular abuse or trauma, was wobbly & stressed all over! What happens over time it that […]

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A Piano Stool Restoration

This poor piano stool had been really really overworked & had seen much better days. Also, someone had previously done a fix-up hack job on it. I got it barely holding itself together & posing a serious threat to the young pianist that loved it […]

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