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ANTIQUE FURNITURE RESTORATION CONSERVATION REPRODUCTIONS REPAIR
BALTIMORE MD MARYLAND CABINETWORK CASE STRUCTURE STABILIZATION JOINERY REVERSIBLE GLUES VENEER SURFACE MOLDING REPLACEMENTS TURNINGS CARVINGS METALWORK BRASS FINISHING PRESERVATION OLD FINISHES CLEANING FINISH ORIGINAL STAIN WOOD TONE MASK INLAY COLOR WORK WAX RUB PIGMENT B-72 SHELLAC FRENCH POLISH DESIGN BUILD SKILL HANDMADE TABLE SOFA DESK CLOCK CHAIR SIDEBOARD CHEST PIER MUSEUM COLLECTORS BED CORNICE CLASSICAL GOTHIC FEDERAL REVIVAL CHIPPENDALE MODERN OLD MAHOGANY CHESTNUT ROSEWOOD PINE PARQUETRY MARQUETRY HIDEGLUE POLISHING DETAILED DETAILS BELLFLOWER ART HISTORICAL HISTORY HISTORIC XVIII EIGHTEENTH CENTURY 18th 19th NINETEENTH XIX

WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO:


We are a small business established 1990 who specialize in restoring and conserving antique American furniture (1750 to 1850) with perspective, skill and sensitivity.
Our objective is to maximize value by applying conservation cabinetwork and finishing techniques - highlighting the original cabinetmaker's vision.

** On site detailing of private and public collections and architectural woodwork.**

We also traditionally build furniture by hand.

SELECTED CLIENTS AND JOBS


THE BALTIMORE MUSEUM OF ART
Full conservation and restoration treatment to an accessioned New York cylinder desk circa 1800.
Full conservation and restoration treatment to the case of an accessioned Steinway grand piano circa 1940.
Full conservation and restoration treatments to the accessioned Shapiro furniture: Boston inlayed tambour desk, Massachusetts sofa, Baltimore inlayed Pembroke table, Baltimore inlayed card table, New England curly maple chest on chest, Pennsylvania walnut bonnet top highboy, Queen Anne desk on frame.
Full conservation and restoration treatments to a pair of Baltimore Restauration pier tables circa 1835.
On site detailing treatments to the furniture in the Scott and Pearre Galleries as well as the American Wing.

MARYLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY
Various levels of conservation and restoration treatments to all the accessioned furniture in "The Furniture in Maryland Life "exhibit. (Wallis Gallery on third floor of the new building)

HOMEWOOD HOUSE MUSEUM - JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY
Full conservation and restoration treatment to an inlayed Baltimore tall case clock circa 1800 for a clock and watch exhibit fall 2004.
Full conservation and restoration treatment to a Baltimore inlayed classical grand harmonicon (Francis Hopkinson Smith circa 1830) for a period music exhibit. This object is featured in an article in Chesapeake home April 2oo2.

MARYLAND STATE ARCHIVES - GOVERNMENT HOUSE, SENATE AND HOUSE CHAMBERS
Full conservation and restoration treatment to a Fessler Sr. Tall case clock belonging to the first governor of Maryland Thomas Johnson for a clock and watch exhibit at Homewood fall 2004, permanently located in Government House.
Conservation of a document box attributed to John Shaw circa 1790 which is on display in the lobby of Miller Senate Office Building.

HAMPTON MANSION NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE
Full conservation treatments to twelve Baltimore carved classical diningroom chairs - circa 1820.
Full conservation and restoration treatments to a classical Restauration couch, tet-a-tet sofa and carved Victorian side chair for the music room.
Design and build reproduction arm chairs ( from old photographs) for the music room.
Design and build cornice frame for Ridgley bed in bed chamber.
On site detailing treatments to much of the furniture collection.