Cleaning The Front Of A Mid 19th Cent. Cherry Slant Front Desk. This Desk Handed Down Through Generations From Pennsylvania. Original Finish Is Intact but Very, Very Dirty And Caked With Years Of Wax and Polish and Dirt.

Proper Cleaning and Subsequent Polishing Is Underway Here.

Arithmometer (Mechanical Calculator ca. 1855-65) Owned by The Founder of John Hancock Insurance in 1862.  This Piece and The Founder’s Bookcase Secretary, on Which Their First  Policy Was Written, Entrusted to Burma Design For Repair and Conservation

Restored Mahogany Box.  The Arithmometer Mechanism Retains  Its Original Condition

One Can Never Have Too Many Clamps………

Pair of French Demi Lune Chests With Missing Veneer Everywhere.  Loose Veneer Was Re-Glued and All Missing Veneer Was Replaced With New Matching Pieces

We’ve Repaired Scores of Table Pedestals With Broken Legs

We’ve Repaired Scores of Table Pedestals With Broken Legs

Regency Style Chair Undergoing Repairs

Regency Style Chair Undergoing Repairs

19th century white oak fireplace surround and mantle in need of extensive cleaning and soot removal.  Many pieces of missing molding will be fabricated to match existing wood grain, color and finish.
Small sample of experimental cleaning on piece below the mantle.

19th century white oak fireplace surround and mantle in need of extensive cleaning and soot removal.  Many pieces of missing molding will be fabricated to match existing wood grain, color and finish.


Small sample of experimental cleaning on piece below the mantle.

Oak fireplace surround column in need of replacement piece of molding

Oak fireplace surround column in need of replacement piece of molding

Ready to glue

Ready to glue

Gluing replacement piece in place.  It will be shaped, stained and finished to match once glue has set

Gluing replacement piece in place.  It will be shaped, stained and finished to match once glue has set

Carving underway

Carving underway

Shaped and sanded, ready for finish

Shaped and sanded, ready for finish

Ready to begin second column

Ready to begin second column

Finished reair


Finished reair

Custom Color Matching Touch Up for Crack In Veneer of Teak Dining Table

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