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Spinning wheel restoration

  One of our customers wanted to get her spinning wheel restored. The front leg had broken off and two of the wheel spindles were also broken. We set about adding a dowel to the leg and had to actually lengthen the spindles so they could be glued back into the wheel. See the before […]

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Furniture TLC Article- We were featured in the Albuquerque Journal!

Furniture Medic by Bespoke Restoration was featured in the Albuquerque Journal on Sunday December 13th. Click here to see the full link: http://www.abqjournal.com/690518/biz/furniture.html Furniture TLC: Fine wood pieces needs a little extra care in New Mexico’s sunny, arid climate By Rosalie Rayburn / Journal Staff Writer ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Just like your own skin, New […]

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Top 5 Holiday Tips to protect your furniture!

Candles and Oils: If strategically situating holiday-scented candles and oils around the house is part of your decorating to-do list, be sure that each candle or oil product is kept on a tray or in a holder. This not only protects your finished surfaces from pesky spills, but placing a barrier down first also prevents […]

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Dry Climate vs Fine Furniture

How to beat New Mexico’s DRY weather! There can only be one winner! Dry conditions will always seek out to break down furniture’s finish and wooden structure. If wood dries out causing splits or cracks there is no going back! Dry Climate can destroy fine furniture by drying out the finish. If this occurs it can […]

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What to do if the moving company drops your Antique Love Seat!

This beautifully hand carved upholstered loveseat was dropped by the moving company as they were transporting it off the trailer. The owner was deeply upset as it had been in his family for decades. Luckily the solution to repair it was easy. He contacted the insurance company who had us go out to collect the […]

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Transit to Albuquerque related Furniture damage!

One of our large National Accounts shipped out a large oval desk to their customer in Albuquerque. During transportation it was damaged, chipped and gouged around the edge. As it weighed over 500lbs once it was installed the customer did not want the hassle of shipping it back. They were happy for Furniture Medic by […]

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Norwegian Antique Rocking Chair Restoration

Our customer entrusted us with the restoration of two wonderful items he had inherited. An old spinning wheel and an old rocking chair that were both showing their age. The craftsmanship and quality of the materials used in its construction the rocker was in a very good stable condition. Work was required aesthetically, the joints […]

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Wood Veneer Dresser Damage Fixed Via Precision Repair At Furniture Medic ABQ

Wood Veneer Dresser Damage Repair Furniture Medic in Albuquerque The top left hand side corner of this dresser was damaged during a move. The owners were upset and felt that the piece was ruined beyond repair. It was suggested that they just try and glue the veneer section back on themselves.  It was at this […]

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Antiques: “to repair or not to repair?” That is the question.

Hepplewhite chair restoration. circa 1770-1786 . We are often questioned over whether antiques should be restored or not. For me the answer comes down to 3 simple questions: 1. can the piece serve its originally intended function 2. If it can, then the next question to ask is… why does it need restoration? (For example, […]

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Furniture Medic to the rescue! Same day Furniture Repair in Albuquerque!

Damaged Furniture a contractors worst nightmare !!! Recently we were called out in “an emergency”… Now we don’t usually get furniture emergencies, however in this case the client wanted the damage repaired A.S.A.P. The client was a local contractor finishing up a remodel of a house. Unfortunately one of his workers damaged the top of […]

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