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Restoration of Antique Mahogany Chair

This antique mahogany chair with ornate detail was completely refinished and reupholstered. The new fabric enhances the detail of the mahogany wood. The chair has been in our client’s family for three generations.

 

 

 

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Repair of Solid Cherry Wood Dining Table Damaged in Shipping

This small, solid cherry wood dining table was sold to the customer for $2,000. During shipping and delivery the bottom of the base sustained two dents. One the size of a quarter, the other the size of a nickel. The wood was dented and the wood fibers were crushed. The company that sold the customer this table contacted me to restore this damage for the customer. This is one of the many repairs that I perform.

First, I filled in the damage area with a filler that will not shrink and is actually harder than the actual wood. I then carefully sanded it. The final outcome is all dependent on the initial preparation. Next, I mixed a stain on site, stained it and re-lacquered the damaged area. After fine tuning the area and applying a couple more coats of lacquer. The repair is complete. The customer was very happy accepting the brand new table that previously arrived damaged.

During delivery the bottom of the base of this solid cherry dining table sustained two dents. The wood is dented and the wood fibers are crushed.

Damaged table base

I filled in the damage area with a filler that will not shrink and is actually harder than the actual wood.

I then carefully sanded it.

The final outcome is all dependent on the initial preparation.

Cherry wood table repair

After fine tuning the area and applying a couple more coats of lacquer. The repair is complete.

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Antique Victorian Mahogany Setee Restoration

Our client purchased this antique Victorian mahogany with rosewood and mother-of-pearl inlay setee, shown below. at a consignment shop. The beauty, size and stability of the peace was noteworthy. Parris Restorations fully restored and reupholstered the setee with linen fabric and modern stainless nail heads. Our work enhanced the beauty of this peace and gave it a modern update while maintaining the original integrity of the piece. The client was thrilled because it’s difficult to find new furniture that is made with such high quality and workmanship at an affordable price.

The finish was worn in several places. There had been a poor attempt to refinish certain spots. In addition, the upholstery was badly worn.

Refinished Victorian Setee.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Detail of restored mahogany setee.

If you have antique furniture that needs to be repaired, reupholstered, or updated with a modern flair,  contact Parris Restorations by email for an estimate. You can also call us at 718-479-7851. Among our many services, Parris Restorations offers skilled workmanship and on-site repair of residential and commercial furniture that has been damaged from fire, shipping, moves and from use over time.

 

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Fire Damaged Furniture

This customer’s home was in an extensive fire. The entire home had to be renovated. The insurance company was going to pay the value of the claimant’s furniture but the claimant wanted their valued furniture restored. The customer chose Parris Restorations due to our reputation restoring fire damaged furniture. Even though we restore fire damaged furniture for insurance companies, the customer paid for this work out of pocket and felt it was money well spent.

Fire damaged antique wood end table

 

Ornate antique table

Fire damaged antique side table.

Fire damaged antique writing desk.

Restored end table after fire damage.

Detail shown on antique table after restoration.

Antique desk restored after fire damage.

 

If you have damaged wood furniture that needs to be restored, contact Parris Restorations by email for an estimate. You can also call us at 718-479-7851. Among our many services, Parris Restorations offers skilled workmanship and on-site repair of residential and commercial furniture that has been damaged from fire, shipping, moves and from use over time.

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Antique Chest of Drawers Restored

Parris Restorations specializes in refinishing and repairing and restoring wood furniture. Take a look at the antique chest of drawers shown below. After many years of use, scratching and dents, the owner decided to call us in to restore this fine piece of furniture to its beauty.

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Parris Restorations expertly restores damaged wood tables, bedroom sets, dining room sets, desks and office furniture that have been damaged from shipping, moves and from use over time.

Contact Parris Restorations by email to arrange for an estimate or by phone at 718-479-7851.

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Leather Sofa Reupholstered

Sometimes, a certain piece of furniture is so well-made and so prized that the idea of parting with it after many, many years of comfortable use is unthinkable! That was the case for one of our customers, the owner of the fine leather sofa shown below. The beautifully crafted piece had wear and damage that needed to be remedied. The cost of a suitable quality replacement far outweighed the cost of reupholstery in this case. Our task was to stay as true to the original color and tufting as was possible. The result of our work is shown below.

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If you have leather or fabric furniture that needs to be reupholstered, contact Parris Restorations by email for an estimate. You can also call us at 718-479-7851. Parris Restorations offers skilled workmanship and on-site repair of residential and commercial furniture that has been damaged from shipping, moves and from use over time.

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A Table Leg Chewed By A Dog Can Be Repaired and Restored

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Many dog owners find themselves in the very unhappy situation where their beloved dog has chewed, for example,  a table or chair leg, leaving an unsightly piece of furniture very evident in their home. In most cases, all is not lost, because in many situations like this, Parris Restorations can repair the damaged furniture to like-new condition. Take a look at the before and after photos posted here to see the difference. One of our specialty services is wood furniture repair. In some cases damage can be repaired right in your home. Often times, it’s best that we take your furniture to our shop so we can use specialized equipment and materials like stains and varnishes to properly match the finish. We will return your piece and guarantee your satisfaction. If you have ever experienced this type of damage to your furniture – from dogs, cats or even dings and dents from the cleaning people – including dressers, bed frames, sofa frames, upholstered furniture and more, contact us so we can evaluate and estimate repairing the damage for you. We can also be reached by phone at 718-479-7851.

Parris Restorations also expertly handles fire, flood, moving and and accident claims.

 

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