Using the right glue in the right place!

A key part of the ethics of restoration and conservation is to ensure that the treatments performed are reversible.  In the case of structural joints this means using an adhesive that can be softened and the components separated without damage.  … Continue reading

Water Stains on polished surfaces

Water damage to polished surfaces is one of the most common problems encountered by the antique furniture restorer. Its effects may range from a  relatively minor clouding (blooming) of the polish to complete moisture penetration through to the timber leaving … Continue reading