Wing back chair

Progress shot of a wing back chair. We are making a slightly modified copy of the one in the left of the photo. Watch out for the finished product!

Restoring and Preserving Family Heirloom Furniture

In this day of minimalist interior design, de-cluttering is in and detailed, large heirloom furniture seems to be out. We feel that there is always a place for old furniture, especially those that have been passed down through generations. They tell of eras gone by and represent a window to one’s family history. We love […]

Re-upholstered sitting chairs

These sitting chairs were re-upholstered to match the silver ash dining chairs that we previously custom made.    

Old theatre chair

This is a chair from one of Brisbane’s old theatres. Here’s the before and after. Before After

High-back chair damaged by wood worms

This chair was attacked by wood worms and now we have treated and restored it. Before: After:

Custom-built silver ash dining chairs

Jeff was more than delighted to take delivery on these new custom built upholstered silver ash dining chairs. They are made to match a table that we had previously made for him.  

Cyclone-damaged dining chairs

These are after photos of dining chairs that we had restored. They were damaged in cyclone Debbie and had come down from the Whitsundays region.

Custom bed head

A rustic bed head produced from a picture. Something a little different.

1930s dining suite

Here are some photos of a 1930s oak round extension dining table and chairs we’ve just received for restoration. Here are the after photos. The chairs look quite different with a new fabric. Another happy customer – John’s smiling again now that his 1930’s round oak dining suite has been brought back to its former […]

The old oak roll top

It’s coming together finally. Some parts were missing and we’ve had to remake them in old oak. The inkwell is even back functioning! Wait till we get it finished.

Silky oak writers desk

“Mum simply won’t go near it since it’s been “restored” by a shonky operator. ” Di will not believe the repairs and the transition after we’ve finished the rework on this little beauty. Her 98-year-old mum will not only want to use it but will lovingly remember how it used to be.

Built in 1912

What a quaint little two-seater. Unfortunately, a rather portly friend plonked themselves down smack in the middle and snapped it in half. No signs of that now! Don’t suppose we sat down in that fashion back in the ’20’s! Would not have been proper!