Refinishing Antique Furniture
We offer a complete furniture repair service which includes antique restoration furniture refinishing and repairs upholstery and custom work for both residential and commercial customers.
Refinishing antique furniture. Johnny s finishing shop is toronto s leading furniture refinishing shop serving the gta with quality service for over 40 years. Mix stain into wood filler putty before using it to cover nail holes. The okanagan s most trusted antique furniture repair restoration and refinishing service based in kelowna for over 40 years. Confirm that you are not removing the patina from an expensive antique.
Tips to refinish like a pro without damaging the integrity or value of the piece. Valuable tips on refinishing antique furniture. Kevin recommends liquid ivory dish soap mixed with water. A thorough cleaning is an important first step in any furniture refinishing renewal project.
Unless the piece is an american masterpiece of antique furniture or finished with a hand painted technique some finishes are actually lesser woods painted to look like a tiger oak or bird s eye maple for example and those techniques add value when they stay in place over time cleaning and or restoring the piece may actually do you more good than harm when it comes to value. To layer the stain start with a dark stain add a lighter stain such as a light coat of antique white apply another coat of dark stain and then blend the piece with a blending pencil. We looking forward to hearing about your next project. We have a commercial spray booth that can handle residential and commercial wood finishing contracts as well.