Antiques and Furniture Restoration & Conservation
The Charming Restorer's original passion lies in conserving antiques & furniture in their present state as well as restoring pieces back to their original beauty. Either way, his focus is on using his craftmanship and skills to give you something you can appreciate for years to come. Perhaps you have a piece or an heirloom that is a little bit tired, deteriorated or damaged and you long for it to be back to its former glory to relive fond memories from the past. Or maybe you’re looking for how you can make the most of the old furniture you already have rather than replace it with new from a sustainability perspective. The Charming Restorer can help with all this and more. Typical projects include antique and period:
Dining room tables and chairs, Chests, Coffee tables, Chest of drawers, Wardrobes, Sideboards, Writing tables and desks, Decorative boxes, Decorative arts, Frames & Clocks.
The Charming Restorer uses original techniques which are aided by his vast stock of period materials; timbers and veneers that span over hundreds of years. This means he can be really creative and use his artistry when it comes to restoring both antique and modern furniture.
Techniques and services you can expect from The Charming Restorer include French Polishing, Marquetry, Boulle, veneer, carving, guilding, waxing, cleaning… he can turn his hand to anything to do with antique and furniture repairs and restoration, so as to restore your prized possession to a high standard.
Should you have a clock that needs repairing, he can preserve the clock case and he uses a local specialist Antiquarian Horologist to get your clock ticking again.
He also offers a periodic cleaning, care and maintenance service available if you’ve got a larger property or collection that needs more regular preservation.
If you have an antique or a piece of furniture, give The Charming Restorer a call and he will restore and conserve it back to its former glory for you.