Stripping Methods for Wooden Furniture and Antiques

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 […]

From Hospital to Health

The refurbishment of  an old hospital bedside cabinet Our client rescued this circa 1940 cabinet from a neighbour who intended to give it away. Originally an old hospital bedside cabinet, our client’s practised eye recognised a lovely piece under all the white/grey paintwork and brought it in for refurbishing. Earthwood applied masses of stripper, followed by […]