Virtually everyone we do work for returns with additional pieces and/or sends their friends and family to see us. This is the greatest testament to our success. From the moment you enter our shop to the moment your furniture is delivered, we are 100% dedicated to your satisfaction. Honesty is our policy.
Restoration involves much more than simply putting a finnish on a piece
of furniture. It includes repairs such as replacing pieces or filling
gouges or deep scratches, and sometimes removing stains. It also includes
re-gluing and re-strengthening the piece, whether it’s adding
corner blocks or re-laminating a top or just re-gluing the drawers.
Sometimes canning (replacing the web or a chair seat
or back) is involved. Or other times it becomes necessary to make a
new top for a table or dresser.
Restoration also includes sanding. Sanding is very critical and is the secret to a beautiful smooth finish. Sometimes the amount of sanding we can do is limited, especially when sanding veneers. Because it's often paper thin, sand paper can go through it in seconds depending on the type of wood involved. Sometimes a little artwork or dark colours can hide marks.
The final step in
the restoration process is applying a finish. Over the years We've tried
different finishes and the one that we find the most durable for furniture
is an acid cured lacquer. The results are unbelievable. We also restore
pianos and kitchen or bathroom cabinet, contemporary pieces such as
Come in to our shop off the Kingsway and and see our work for yourself.
1385 Radar Road, Hanmer, Ontario P3P 0B4 (705) 560-6755