Furniture restoration in Surrey, not as expensive as you think!

Furniture restoration in Surrey, not as expensive as you think!

The autumn always brings a remarkable amount of work into our workshop – with furniture restoration in Surrey in great demand as Christmas approaches!  At least, that is my theory but perhaps people just feel like to have a good ‘spring’ clean after the summer break. In any event, over the past couple of weeks […]

Antique restorations around Dorking

Antique restorations around Dorking

As you can see from the image above, last weekend I was at the Albury fair promoting Snelling Associates and our ability to undertake highly skilled antique restorations around Dorking.  I am pleased to say that this was very successful, as was the fair – which was held in some of the most glorious weather […]

Gorgeous, fully restored London Trolley for sale

Gorgeous, fully restored London Trolley for sale

  You may be interested to know that I have a London Trolley for sale!  This gorgeous piece from the past is really lovely and something that I have restored over the past couple of years (in between my more normal restoration of antiques and objets d’art!). As you can see from the image above, […]

Furniture restoration in Surrey, examples of two items transformed!

Furniture restoration in Surrey, examples of two items transformed!

As is always the case, thankfully(!), furniture restoration in Surrey is always in demand.  I suppose this is because there are so many beautiful properties in the area, many of which have a large selection of antiques and fine furniture.  Meanwhile, most Britons have a fondness for old items of furniture (whether wealthy or not) […]

furniture repair and restoration of antiques around Guildford

furniture repair and restoration of antiques around Guildford

As always, the past few weeks have been hectic!  In fact, we have been exceptionally busy with furniture repair and restoration of antiques – given the extraordinary array of different items that have been brought into our workshop recently. Of course, chairs are a constant problem for everyone – not least because they get so […]

French polishing and furniture restoration in Dorking and Reigate

French polishing and furniture restoration in Dorking and Reigate

Recently, a client brought a piano stool into our workshops for French polishing and furniture restoration in Dorking.  At the time, the piano stool looked pretty awful, frankly, and needed a great deal of work, including French polishing and general restoration. However, our client does not have a piano so, in a way, the piano […]

Chair repairs in the Guildford and Dorking areas

Chair repairs in the Guildford and Dorking areas

Of all the many combinations of furniture and antiques that we receive for repair and restoration at our workshops in Shere, it is chairs that are the most common. Frankly, this is not all that surprising; given the very tough, long term usage that chairs get.  Equally, the construction of chairs is such that they […]