1- Repair and refinishing of antique and period furniture
2- Chairs repaired and re-glued
3- Antique mouldings made – moulded edges matched
4- Wood carving repaired and reproduced
5- Furniture parts made and repaired
6- Repair and replacement of antique veneered surfaces
7- Repair/replacement of machine-made & hand-woven cane seats
8- Reproduction of antique furniture by the piece or set
9- Antique and period upholstery repairs and replacements
10- Lead came and copper foil art glass repairs and replacements
11- Antique shelf and long-case clocks – case and movement repairs
12- Clock cases made to order for new and old movements
13- Finish and colour touch-ups; colours matched
14- Wood stains (blemishes) removed
15- Fancy and faux painted finishes repaired and reproduced
16- Water and oil gilding – gold leaf work and repairs
17- Genuine and faux gold leaf embossing on leather
18- Leather desk inserts replaced and gold embossed
19- Mirror bevel grinding and re-silvering service
20- Repairs to iron and brass fittings and period hardware
21- Old locks repaired – keys fitted
The Old Woodworks is also your source for antique and period wood and metal knobs, pulls, hinges, and other hardware; reproduction and recycled screws, nails and other wood and metal fittings, genuine mother-of-pearl and bone inserts.
All repairs are done to the highest standards, using period correct methods and materials, and usually tools as well, suitable to the age of the piece being restored. I use thick saw-cut veneers, old style hot hide glue for binding and joining, old dyes and chemical colouring methods, hand-dovetail and mortice and tenon joinery, etc., etc. Having your treasured piece restored at The Old Woodworks ensures that it is done according to the most period correct methods to preserve and maximize the underlying value of the article.
Visit the shop between 10:00AM and 5:00 PM Monday through Thursday, 10:00AM to 4:00PM Friday, or between 10:00 AM and 2:00 PM on Saturdays, or call me for an appointment for a consultation during those hours.