EarthWood – Current Projects

RimuBookcaseAFTER2
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By Theresa Sjoquist

True Craftsmanship from 1950s

Lovely 1950s cabinet/bookshelf made by master craftsman One of the lovely aspects of working with antiques and old furniture is...

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By Theresa Sjoquist

Walnut-Veneered Sewing Machine Cabinet Refurbish

This lovely old sewing machine cabinet has been around for quite a while, but until we started stripping it, we...

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By vinwkar34328com43911

Classic Rimu is always in Fashion

Classic 1930s solid Rimu sideboard upcycled and refurbished Occasionally we come across a piece of furniture we want to revive...

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By vinwkar34328com43911

Replacing the Missing Pieces

Designing, creating and replacing the legs and base for an Arts & Crafts era tabletop found at a dump. Some...

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By vinwkar34328com43911

Re-fixing Veneer

Writing bureau brought back from complete exhaustion This gorgeous old writing bureau which belonged to our client's father had been...

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Late 1940s small table part handcrafted and part machined
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By Heath Grant

1940s Make-over

Small table made from several timbers with veneers, has veneers repaired and table completely refurbished.

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By Heath Grant

Piano Lid Facelift

Severely damaged piano lid brought back to new after veneer repairs and refinishing

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By Heath Grant

Mahogany Makeover

Total makeover of 1980s carved mahogany dining table

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By Heath Grant

Industrial Style Coffee Table

Up to the minute industrial style coffee table created from recycled rimu and modern hi-tech finishes

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Cast iron outdoor furniture refurbishment
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By Heath Grant

Preserving memories of yesteryear’s Garden

The refurbishment of old garden furniture, part cast iron, part timber, and preserving the memories that go with it.

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By Heath Grant

1860s Scotch Chest

Repairs and complete refurbishment of 1860s Scotch chest brought out from Scotland.

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By Heath Grant

Kauri Dustpan and Brush

Wooden dustpan and brush for customer who wanted something unique

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By Theresa Sjoquist

From Hospital to Health

The refurbishment of  an old hospital bedside cabinet Our client rescued this circa 1940 cabinet from a neighbour who intended...

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By Theresa Sjoquist

Reviving the Past

Repair and restoration of century old davenport A davenport is an old-fashioned ornamental writing desk with drawers, and a sloping...

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1930s Solid Rimu Sideboard
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By Theresa Sjoquist

Classic Rimu is always in Fashion

Classic 1930s solid Rimu sideboard upcycled and refurbished Occasionally we come across a piece of furniture we want to revive...

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By Theresa Sjoquist

When Thickness Counts

The restoration of a German-made  circa 1930 Walnut Veneered Armoire This beautiful walnut-veneered Armoire was made in Germany approximately 85...

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By Theresa Sjoquist

Cheaper and Better

Older dated Buffet/sideboard remodelled and refinished for less than half the price of a comparable new piece. Our client was...

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By Theresa Sjoquist

Trash to Flash

A complete makeover for a bedside table with broken legs Our client wanted to restore this 1980s pine bedside cabinet...

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By Theresa Sjoquist

Writing Compendium

An unusual wooden item comes in for old-fashioned French Polishing refurbishment We see some absolutely marvellous items in our day...

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Old-fashioned meat safe in original condition BEFORE EARTHWOOD
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By Theresa Sjoquist

A change of look

Changing the look on an old-fashioned meat safe to suit a new environment This is a fairly unusual item these days,...

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By Theresa Sjoquist

Kauri Shelving circa 1910-1930

The renovation and repurposing of a set of dilapidated kauri shelves from circa 1910-1930. One of our clients was sentimentally...

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