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Antiques Road Show Appraiser Recommends Refinishing Antiques to Improve Their Value

A very rare and early Gustav Stickley plate rack found in a farm house was painted white then refinished. A Christie's Auction appraiser recommends another more historically correct refinishing to increase the value another $10,000.00!

Tornado Hits Southern Indiana Leaving Damaged Homes, Family Heirlooms & Antique Furniture In It's Wake

Storm victims in Pekin, Henryville, Memphis, Marysville, Otisco and New Washington Indiana and surrounding areas are reeling from the vast damage to their homes. Some are grieving from their loss of loved ones, livestock and pets. Our condolences go to the individuals and communities effected and we hope through it all everything will come out all right. Read an eye witness report.

Dining Table Refinishing And Furniture Repair and Restoration in Louisville, Ky

Discover how some of those mysterious scratches appear. The secret may be in your refridgerator!

A Carpet Cleaner Accidentally Oversprayed A Carpet Stain Retardant On My Leather Sofa. Now It Has White Spots On It. Can They Be Removed?

These spots can be removed but, the solvent will also remove all the dye on the leather. So we will not attempt to remove white spots with solvents.

Wood Doctors On Leather Repair

Our Wood Doctors are required to learn all aspects of furniture repair. This includes re-upholstery, leather repair, wood restoration and finishing techniques.