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

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

Gouged Rosewood Desk

George Nelson For Herman Miller Executive Desk

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

Rosewood George Nelson For Herman Miller Executive Desk Repair

A massive gouge on the side of the desk to be repaired.  I filled it with epoxy putty, leveled and smoothed, and grain cut the area.  The desk was then touched up to blend in the repaired area. read more

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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Modern Mahogany Table Repair

Modern Lacquered Mahogany Table Restoration

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

Modern Custom Designed High Polish Finish Mahogany & Black Lacquer Entry Table

Client letter:

“I bought a modern table at a consignment store in Palm Springs and noticed that the sides were warping, and called Mark at Museum Quality to see if it could be fixed.  He met me at the consignment store and told me he could fix it.   read more

Chinese Rosewood Sitting Table

Chinese Rosewood Sitting Table

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

Chinese Rosewood Sitting Table Restoration

The top of this table was loose and the finish was damaged.  The table had to be taken completely apart, joints cleaned and re-glued, reassembled, and then the original finish restored. read more

Chinese Rosewood Nest Tables

Chinese Rosewood Carved Nest Tables

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

A Set of Chinese Rosewood Carved Nest Tables

Re-glued & Original Finish Restored read more

Vintage Dunbar Table 04

Vintage Dunbar Table

by Mark Fry |June 23, 2012 |0 Comments | Restoration | , , ,

Vintage Dunbar Table

This vintage Dunbar table had to have the top restored, click on the gallery images to expand and scroll through using the side arrows.  To learn more about Dunbar vintage furniture click here – read more