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Barrel Trunk Restoration-circa 1871

This has been the largest trunk restoration we have completed to date. Our customer wanted a restoration but also wanted us to retain the 100+ years of patina. We first set about hand cleaning the tin which had years of rust dirt and grim build up. We believe that the trunk also had fire damage […]

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Furniture restoration without the hassle of strip & refinishing it!

Our customer had inherited a chair owned by her mother. Structurally the chair was in good condition but the upholstery was a little dated and did not suite its new homes décor. The finish was in good condition but it had years of dust and body oil built up. (The two mix very well unfortunately) […]

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Commercial door image enhancement.

We were asked to improve the look of some internal office doors at a local business. The office floor was busy so we had to respect the employees by not creating too much noise, ordure and inconvenience of putting doors out of commission. Especially the bathroom doors! Some of the doors had damaged and missing […]

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Precision repair using epoxy putty.

This buffet foot was damaged during a recent move. Unfortunately the piece that broke off was lost in transit. The repair was completed On-site which meant the item could stay in the customers home meaning that would not be without it and prevented further damage by having to move it back and forth from a […]

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Trunk Restoration, back to bling!

Although our customer’s trunk was in relatively good condition the brief was to make it look pretty and glossy! There were precision repairs using epoxy putty fill techniques to the corner edges and a large crack to the top. The metal corner and edge protectors needed the old finish removed; we then added an Antique […]

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Precision Repair of dented corner

We were called out to a home that had small but noticeable problem! A large high end stereo speaker has been knocked over and the corner edge was damaged. This was very noticeable as you walking into the room.  Using our on-site burn in fill repair techniques we were able to repair the dent to […]

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When you just can’t find that part!

A customer broke the leg of her buffet whilst moving. The leg was too severely damaged it was beyond repair. So the only option was to replace. However it was an unusual size, the length was 11″ and the only pre-made replacement leg that could be found was 10″ in length. So Furniture Medic by Bespoke Restoration […]

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Broken dining room chair

Recently a customer brought in a dining chair that was part of a set. The seat had split in two and a few of the stretchers and a back support had come loose. A replacement would be very difficult if not impossible to find so they brought it to us. We were able to glue […]

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Moving damage repair and refinish.

During a recent move a drawer cabinet and bookcase were damaged. The drawer was chipped and dented along the top edge and the bookcase that was handmade by the customer had liquid damage to the top and left side that stained the finish. Using precision repair techniques we were able to repair the drawer and […]

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Colonial tiger oak table restoration.

Our customer had inherited her childhood family table. She explained that it was brought to New Mexico on a Conestoga wagon. The table was certainly showing its age and had significant damage to the finish after being stored in a garage for many years. The wood had shrunk leaving a noticeable gap where the table leaf joined and […]

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