Entries by Ross

Tony’s old trunk

This old trunk had been in storage and was inundated during a flood event. Most people would have sent this to landfill, but it held sentimental value to the owner and needed to be saved. It was important to the client that we preserved the old writing on the top. The fully repaired and restored […]

Clare’s daybed

Clare had this fold out armchair/day lounger sitting around for a long time and always had comments on how unusual it was, so she knew she wanted it restored back to working condition. Here is the newly refurbished daybed. Her kids are now fighting over who gets to inherit it.

Refurbished kitchen hutch

The client recently had kitchen refurbishment, and the designer decided that the kitchen hutch, which is original to the house, needed to be incorporated into the design. Before Renowned set about cleaning up and repairing the kitchen hutch and gave it a fresh coat of paint. It now looks like it belongs again. In Progress […]

Custom carved spice rack

A lot of businesses advertise “no job too big or small,” but often the small jobs are passed over. At Renowned, in addition to the custom work and restorations, we do a fair few small repairs such as broken legs, repair of cracks and the like. We also happily do very small custom jobs. This […]

From Wardrobe to Display Cabinet

We have been posting articles related to repurposed furniture. But now it’s time to showcase our own work. This display cabinet was previously an old wardrobe. We fixed the damage and changed the left side to full glass in the door, and refinished it. Before After Sometimes furniture outlives its purpose. We love to take […]

Linda’s oval presentation table

Linda brought in this oval presentation table and asked us to repair the top and the hinge mechanism. Unfortunately, the top was not salvageable, so we had to remake to match the existing base. Here is the replica before polishing and the existing base. Here are shots of the finished product!