Surrey antiques restorer

Surrey antiques restorer

At Snelling Associates we pride ourselves on providing the best antiques restoration service in Surrey.  We have been operating in the same place now for over twenty five years and, over that time, we have developed a reputation for excellence.  Excellence with regard to both our work and the personal service that we provide.  So, […]

Repair of stains, blemishes and marks on antique furniture

Repair of stains, blemishes and marks on antique furniture

I recently wrote an article here about how we specialise in furniture restoration in Surrey, whilst stating that a good proportion of our work relates to the accidental or careless damage of surfaces.   Classic causes of this are the placing of hot mugs on wooden surfaces or vases of flowers with wet bases.  Both result […]

Furniture restoration in the Guildford area

Furniture restoration in the Guildford area

We have been very busy recently with our furniture restoration in the Guildford area – with many interesting items of furniture coming into our workshops for repair and restoration. A good example of what we are working on now is the intricately inlaid, Dutch desk that you can see in the photograph below.  This wonderful […]

Furniture repair Surrrey, key and lock replacement!

Furniture repair Surrrey, key and lock replacement!

Keys, keys, keys – what a nuisance they can be!  They get lost so easily and then, all of a sudden, you find that the doors to your favourite display cabinet swing ajar or you are unable to lock the drawers of your desk or a cabinet containing your most delicate crystal (a worry, if […]

Furniture glass repair in Surrey

Furniture glass repair in Surrey

One problem that is frequently brought to our workshops relates to broken glass – with glass, of course, a common feature of display cabinets, chandeliers, ornate mirrors, tables and occasional tables.  All of these are easily damaged, particularly when moved, even if that move is just for cleaning purposes.  Sometimes this is just enough to […]