Regency cane chair before recaning.
The cane was sagging and broken and the finish needed to be revived.
There was a broken rail on the cane chair which had to be repaired before any work began on the cane.
Broken rail clamped after being glued with traditional animal glue.
Caning work starts with golf tees being used to temporarily peg the cane.
Stage three of the caning is shown here.
Stage four of the caning.
Stage four completed the pattern is begining to take shape, the diagonals are woven next.
Here you can see a close up photograph of the chair cane pattern.
All six stages of the caning have now been completed and the edge beading has been added.
Finished chair, cleaned and waxed ready to be delivered back to the customer.
Environmental meter used to ensure temperatures, humidity and light are not damaging furniture.
Plans made for a reproduction of an existing drop leaf table, made using traditional techniques.
The table was made with traditional tools and techniques, including hand cut dovetails.
The completed reproduction drop leaf table with a wax finish applied.
Just some of the old wood veneers we have in stock for our restoration work. We keep a stock of old veneers, timbers, screws, hinges, locks and keys and can make or source replacements if we don't have a part to fit.
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