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Before and after treatment, above. Our client’s framed oil painting of Marie-Antoinette fell off the wall and was scraped in two dozen areas. Luckily there were no punctures, but a half-dozen dents or serious scraps created a need for wax/resin … Continue reading
End of this year I had the pleasure of working on our client’s Grandmother’s quilt. Pleasure because as I worked on it the imagined original beauty came alive; pleasure because our client is interested and excited! As you can see … Continue reading
Edit, update: The chair featured in this article is very old. It was probably well into it’s use at the time Henry Hudson first made his way up the river which became his namesake. It was originally a woven seat. … Continue reading
This beaded sequined textile by Yves Telemak was one of the most delightful projects I have worked on! Intricate folk art, with thousands of sequins and pearls each with a tiny seed bead! And the colors! Modern art and folk … Continue reading
We move now to Veneers and Finish! Previous posts on the Louis XIV chest can be found: 1, Woodworking; and 2, Pest Infestations. Veneer for amendments was created by MPFC ahead of time for the project, as it was thicker … Continue reading
The chest of drawers is a seventeenth century French Louis XIV, shown above after treatment in its full glory. We continue from the previous post on the Louis XIV Chest, 1, Woodworking. This post covers samples of treatment for pest infestation. … Continue reading
Continuing from our earlier post on searching for beads… This post, harder repairs. Side “A” had many more difficult repairs. Below is an example of what I shared with our client regarding the worst of her issues on the tea … Continue reading