Depending on the finish you want to achieve and the original coating of the item, Refurbishment or Full Restoration? Refurbishment is the process of removing the original coating, whether lacquer, beeswax, oil, or shellac, and re-applying a new finishing coat to give your furniture luminosity. By comparison, a full restoration is to remove coatings and […]
When to use wax on your furniture, and how to wax properly? Waxing is mostly used for older finishes, especially a French Polished (shellac) finish. It can be successfully applied over lacquers, polyurethanes and varnishes but only in low-wear areas where it can produce a beautiful glow. We definitely don’t recommend waxing furniture which has been […]
Repairs and complete refurbishment of 1860s Scotch chest brought out from Scotland.