Entries by Ross

Laura’s oak dining table

Laura had been using this oak dining table outdoors for the past few years and it needed some major work before it could be moved to become the champion piece in their main indoor dining space. Results? “Just perfect. Thanks, guys!”  

Chairs sold to Dean

Dean has been coming to Renowned for more than 12 months now with amazing bits ‘n pieces that he’s collected over time. These 2 beauties are the exception. These have been left behind at our factory by an old client that got called overseas indefinitely and she said “keep them.” So we did and now […]

Christine & Tim’s ornate coffee table

Christine & Tim’s heavily carved coffee table was painted white with house paint! When we strip something like this back, we spend the time doing it properly and avoid using chemicals that may burn the wood. Christine wants it polished in a Japan black finish. WTS! January 11, 2016 This table was falling apart and […]

Ian & Caroline’s antique bedroom chair

Updated: February 8, 2016 Ian & Caroline were overseas when we completed this cedar chair. They were so impressed with the picture that they paid for the restoration without seeing the chair in the flesh. We have done a lot of other work for them so trust is not an issue!! Updated: December 30, 2016 […]

Ian & Caroline’s Timber Chest

Update: January 4, 2016 Ian & Caroline’s timber chest is now complete!   December 23, 2015 Ian & Caroline wanted this chest redone mainly due to the fact that the previous ‘restoration’ had been done incorrectly. There are many common mistakes made during ‘DIY’ restorations and some can actually cause permanent damage. Luckily this time, […]

Paul & Denise Cane Collar Back Chairs

May 9, 2016 After months of assisting with storage following a full restoration, these lovely cane collar back chairs belonging to Paul & Denise are happily in their new resting place.     Updated: February 24, 2016 The cane collar back chairs we refurbished and reupholstered for Paul and Denise are now complete!   December 21, […]

Ian & Caroline’s Rattan Chairs

A set of 12 rattan dining chairs in a full rattan replacement, and a wax and polish for Ian and Caroline. They were so impressed, we got 2 more treasured antiques to restore for them. It seems folks do this to us quite often: Once you’ve satisfied them on quality, delivery and price, the doors open […]