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

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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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

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

Palm Springs furniture refinishing

Bob Hope 18th Century Walnut Table

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

Palm Springs furniture refinishing by Museum Quality Restoration Services

This Palm Springs furniture refinishing project was to revive an 18th-Century table, owned by actor and comedian Bob Hope. The walnut dining table needed to be refinished with a high-polish lacquer. read more

Custom Made Furniture Tustin CA

Custom Made Furniture Tustin CA – Custom Bar

by Mark Fry |May 2, 2011 |0 Comments | Custom Made | , , , ,

Custom Made Furniture Tustin CA – a custom bar made from an antique bed

Custom Made Furniture Tustin CA, this was a bar custom made by reclaiming pieces from an antique bed, like a recycling project. This was a very interesting  job for us. Any custom work is possible! An 18th Century Antique Walnut Bed was cut up and fabricated into a bar. read more

Walnut Table Custom Finish

Walnut Table Custom Finish

by Mark Fry |April 26, 2011 |0 Comments | Refinishing | , ,
Walnut Table Custom Finish
Walnut Table Custom Finish

Walnut Table Custom Finish

Walnut Table Custom Finish

Walnut Table Custom Finish

17th Century Walnut Table

by Mark Fry |December 17, 2010 |0 Comments | Restoration | , , ,
17th Century Walnut Table – Reglued & Refinished

Walnut Table Top


 

17th Century Walnut Table – Refinished Top
17th Century Walnut Table – Reglued
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