Baxley Home Wood Finishing

The Baxley Home – a wood finishing project

by Mark Fry |August 4, 2015 |0 Comments | Refinishing | , , , , ,

My client Margo Baxley had her home remodeled in 2006, with all new cabinetry custom made by a cabinet shop, she wanted me to finish all the woodwork as she had been so pleased with my work before.  All the pieces were hand finished and hand-rubbed in the workshop,  the finish consisted of sealer coats, fine sanding, and then satin lacquer coats applied, hand rubbed and lemon oiled, reassembled and installed.  The client wrote this letter for me:

1/23/06

“I have been asked for a recommendation for Mark Fry and his company – Museum Quality Restoration Services. I am pleased to do so without reservations.

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Baxley Water Damage Repair

Custom Finish On Custom Woodwork

by Mark Fry |August 7, 2013 |0 Comments | Refinishing | , , , , ,

Custom Finish Water Damage Repair

Eight years after my original work at Margo Baxley’s home some of the woodwork had become water damaged in one of the bathrooms, and the rest of the finishes also needed a refresh.  I was commissioned to restore the woodwork.

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Baker Dresser

8 Drawer Teak Mahogany Baker Dresser

by Mark Fry |July 13, 2013 |0 Comments | Refinishing | , , ,

8 Drawer Teak Mahogany Baker Dresser

I was commissioned to strip the black paint from this dresser and give it a nice natural wood stain finish instead.  Process: Strip black paint to bare wood and apply new hand rubbed finish. read more

Desert Hot Springs Furniture Refinishing

Refinished Walnut Desk

by Mark Fry |November 26, 2011 |0 Comments | Refinishing | , , ,

Desert Hot Springs Furniture Refinishing by MQRS refinished this walnut desk

This antique walnut desk needed a full restoration of the finish to bring back it’s original glory.  Follow along with the picture gallery below to see the steps required for this full antique restoration.  All projects undertaken by Mark Fry of MQRS are fully documented in pictures like this.  These photos help our clients to see the progress of their furniture restoration project. read more

Restored Original Finish On Dresser.

Restored Original Finish Dresser

by Mark Fry |November 23, 2011 |0 Comments | Refinishing | , ,

Stripped & Restored Original Finish on Antique Dresser. read more

Regency Wing Back Chair Legs 01

Refinished Regency Wing Back Chair Legs

by Mark Fry |November 23, 2011 |0 Comments | Refinishing | , , ,

Stripped & Refinished Regency Wing Back Chair Legs. read more

Hand Waxed Oak Side Table.

Hand Waxed Oak Side Table

by Mark Fry |November 23, 2011 |0 Comments | Refinishing |

Hand Waxed Oak Side Table. read more

Custom Lacquer Hand Glazed Painted Finish.

Hand Glazed Lacquer Finish

by Mark Fry |October 1, 2011 |0 Comments | Refinishing | , ,

Custom Lacquer Hand Glazed Painted Finish.

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Custom Lacquer Water Spotted Painted Finish.
Rosewood Gilded Bedroom Set

Rosewood Gilded Bedroom Set

by Mark Fry |August 9, 2011 |0 Comments | Refinishing | , , , , ,

Rosewood Gilded Bedroom Set Refinish

This rosewood bedroom set was painted green, it had to be stripped and re-finished to restore the Rosewood color and I re-gilded all the carvings. read more