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):
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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