Looking for something?
Our Categories:antiques architecture art CAUTIONS chair conservation techniques decorative motifs encaustic wax funny funny history house museums Interim Report Lacquer mold musings News painted furniture painted objects pest infestation pigments preservation process reparation reproduction restoration techniques shellac Spanish Furniture tailor textiles tools traditional varnishes upholstery virus waxes wooden objects
- If you can't find a bookmarked blog post check under out Portfolio Page top right; we moved some process blogs onto one page for convenience! All writing and all images not credited to someone else are copyright MPF Conservation; no reblogging permitted without permission.
Tag Archives: fauteuil
by DKP A family heirloom, this piece made it from Germany to the USA intact, but did not fare well from Oklahoma to Oregon, and was damaged by movers who did not pack nor handle the chair properly. This was … Continue reading
by DKP (Interviewing Mitchell) The first step in upholstery conservation is inspecting all the existing parts previously excavated, and cleaning all reusable parts. One of the things we like about this is that it supports a “green” business, part of … Continue reading
by DKP (Interviewing Mitchell) CATZ owner Sammy zips into the studio for the photo-shots. “O-U-T!” Part 2 finds us excavating the chair, which means to thoughtfully take the chair apart to be repaired with an eye to how it was … Continue reading
by DKP (Interviewing Mitchell) We are stepping back into upholstery conservation this spring with a chair for a private client; the family calls it the “Bishops Chair.” The chair lived in Europe for part of its life, then came via … Continue reading