1700's Giltwood Mirror

1700’s Giltwood Mirror Frame Repair

by Mark Fry |November 2, 2015 |0 Comments | Restoration | , , ,

1700’s Giltwood Mirror Frame Repair

This mirror arrived from Maison Felice, a client in Palm Desert, in boxes of broken pieces to be repaired and reassembled.   read more

Carved Rocking Chair Repair

Carved Rocking Chair Repair

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

Carved Rocking Chair Repair

This rocking chair was badly damaged, it had to be re-glued, repaired and touched up to blend in the repairs invisibly.

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Bar Stools Repair 10

Barstool Furniture Repair

by Mark Fry |October 17, 2015 |0 Comments | Restoration | ,

Custom-Made Barstool Furniture Repair

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Antique Rope Bed 08

Antique Rope Bed Repair

by Mark Fry |October 17, 2015 |0 Comments | Restoration | , ,

Antique Rope Bed Repair & Re-Glue

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Corner Curio Cabinet 14

French 18th Century Corner Curio Cabinet

by Mark Fry |October 13, 2015 |0 Comments | Restoration | , ,

French 18th Century Corner Curio Cabinet

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Repair Stickley Chairs

Repair a set of Antique Stickley Chairs

by Mark Fry |August 22, 2015 |0 Comments | Restoration | , ,

These rush seat chairs were all in need of re-gluing to tighten them up and prevent breakage. The client was very happy with the results of all the work I did for her and wrote me this kind review: read more

Repair Antique Vanity Bench

Repair an Antique Vanity Bench

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

This vanity bench or stool was broken and in need of gluing, some light touch ups were applied to conceal the repairs.  The client wrote me this letter of appreciation after all the projects I completed for her:  read more

Vintage Mastercraft Table

Mid Century Modern Mastercraft Table Restoration

by Mark Fry |August 4, 2015 |0 Comments | Featured, Restoration | , , , ,

This project was completed June 15, 2015, the top of table was scratched and banged up, with parts of the veneer missing.  The table had to be stripped back to bare wood, the missing veneer areas needed to be filled and touched up, then the wood was restored to the original high polish lacquer finish. read more

Mahogany Figure Sculpture Restoration

Heirloom Wood Sculptures Repaired & Refinished

by Mark Fry |August 7, 2013 |0 Comments | Featured, Restoration, Sculpture | , , , , , , , , ,

Restoration of several wooden sculptures by artist, Rosemary Cahoon

Our clients for this project, the Martins, wrote this lovely letter after they received their restored sculptures:

We have used Museum Quality Restoration Services and Mark Fry to repair and rejuvenate two different family heirlooms, wooden sculptures crafted in the 1950s and 1960s by Melinda’s artist aunt, Rosemary Cahoon. Mark carefully examined each piece ahead of time for cracks, holes and other problems and then shared what approach he would recommend for restoration, including what the tradeoffs were with other methods. We then agreed on approach, price and an approximate schedule and paid Mark a 50% deposit. read more

Terracotta Pot Repair

Large Terra Cotta Pot Repair

by Mark Fry |August 7, 2013 |0 Comments | Featured, Restoration | , ,

Large Terracotta Pot Repair

This large terracotta pot was cracked and damaged, needing the cracks to be glued, filled and touched up to blend the repair and make it invisible.   read more