La Quinta furniture refinishing

    Mahogany Table Desk Refinish

    by Mark Fry |November 13, 2015 |0 Comments | Refinishing, Restoration | , , , , ,

    La Quinta furniture refinishing by Museum Quality Restoration Services

    This mahogany table-desk was a La Quinta furniture refinishing project.  The desk was smoke and water damaged, it had to be stripped to the bare wood and completely refinished.  The client wrote me this glowing testimonial (the original, scanned letter is in the photo gallery below):
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    Bermuda Dunes furniture refinishing

    1960’s Drop Front Secretary Refinish

    by Mark Fry |November 5, 2015 |0 Comments | Refinishing | , , , , ,

    Bermuda Dunes furniture refinishing by Museum Quality Restoration Services.

    This Bermuda Dunes furniture refinishing project revived a 1960’s drop-front secretary with a custom-accented finish.  In particular, the back panel of the secretary was painted to match the wall it would stand against in the owner’s home.  It was a special touch which completed the beautiful co-ordinated effect.

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    Indian Wells furniture restoration

    French Marble Top End Table

    by Mark Fry |November 3, 2015 |0 Comments | Refinishing, Restoration | , , , ,

    Indian Wells furniture restoration by Museum Quality Restoration Services

    This Indian Wells furniture restoration project, was to completely restore the original finish on a French marble-top end table.  The work was done by antique restoration expert Mark Fry of Museum Quality Restoration Services. read more

    Lacquer Painted Finish - Hand Glazed.

    Hand Glazed Finish

    by Mark Fry |October 31, 2015 |0 Comments | Refinishing | , , ,

    Lacquer Painted Finish – Hand Glazed

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    Wouks HiBoy Maple Dresser

    High Boy Maple Dresser Refinished for Herman Wouks Estate

    by Mark Fry |October 2, 2015 |0 Comments | Refinishing | , , ,

    A refinishing project for a bedroom set of two dressers and a nightstand, this post shows the process for the High Boy dresser.  Both dressers had been painted white but were originally of beautiful maple wood, and the paint was old, faded and chipped. read more

    Wouks LoBoy Maple Dresser

    Herman Wouks Estate Maple Low Boy Dresser

    by Mark Fry |October 2, 2015 |0 Comments | Refinishing | , ,

    This was a refinishing project for two dressers and a nightstand, this post shows the process for the Low Boy dresser.  Both dressers had been painted white but were originally of beautiful maple wood, and the paint was old, faded and chipped. read more

    Walnut Bed Refinish

    New Bleached Finish on Walnut Bed

    by Mark Fry |September 25, 2015 |0 Comments | Refinishing | ,

    This Walnut Bed had to be stripped to bare wood, sanded and bleached.  The client wanted a lighter color and the natural walnut color was too dark.  I received a letter of appreciation after delivery:   read more

    Steve Ellyson Baker Tables

    Refinishing Steve Ellyson’s Baker Tables

    by Mark Fry |September 24, 2015 |0 Comments | Refinishing | , ,

    These nice Baker end tables were scratched and dented with a worn out finish, my job was to strip and refinish them.  The client wrote me this letter of appreciation after taking delivery of the refinished tables: read more

    Restored Antique Secretary Desk

    Refinish an Antique Secretary Desk

    by Mark Fry |August 19, 2015 |0 Comments | Refinishing | , ,

    This drop-front secretary desk was very faded, scratched and watermarked.  It needed refinishing and the drawers were loose and required gluing (the drawer sides were coming apart).  The client wrote me this review about all the furniture I restored for her: read more

    Cherry Wood Writing Desk

    Cherry Writing Desk Refinish

    by Mark Fry |August 9, 2015 |0 Comments | Refinishing | , , ,

    This cherry wood writing desk was scratched, stained from spills and worn, the client asked me to refinish the top.  Afterwards she wrote me this review about all the furniture I restored for her.

    “Recently, I had the good fortune to find Mark Fry from Museum Quality Restoration Services.  He has put his talent to work on some of my family heirlooms and recovered their beauty. My grandmother’s small desk was reborn and it was amazing to see a familiar piece come alive.  Mark also worked on my desk and restored the writing surface, it is now a pleasure to work there. read more