Entries by Ross

Kelly’s antique high chair / rocker

This antique high chair/rocker came to us in a sad state after having been damaged by fire. Some parts were completely burned away and others unsalvageable. All too often whole pieces like these are deemed unsalvageable and sent to landfill. At Renowned, we hate to see little pieces of history going to the dump so, […]

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 […]