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Should you fix or replace your furniture?

Wobbly legs and torn upholstery don’t necessarily mean it’s time to put a piece of furniture out by the curb. While repairing a table from I**a or a chest of drawers from Ta*get usually isn’t worth it (the cost of fixing the items would be more than just replacing them), well-made furniture is often worth […]

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Antique chairs restored

These antique chairs belonged to a relative of our client, had several coats of paint and were stored in an attic for years. The client wanted them to look nice again so she could display them. We removed the paint and smoothed the surfaces.  Next we applied a General Finishes milk paint (one chair in […]

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Should I strip and refinish my antique furniture?

We are  refinish and repair professionals.  We enjoy and appreciate fine furniture. We are frequently asked if the value of furniture will be diminished if I elect to refinish?  This question often comes from segments seen in Antiques Roadshow’s programming. You should keep in mind that the Antiques Roadshow is entertainment. The appraisers and moderators are […]

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