Before & After

Refinishing a Cedar Chest

 “I can’t thank you and your team [enough] for bringing it back to life. It is a piece of furniture I can treasure for years to come and I know my Grandma is smiling down on you all for all …

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Slipper Chairs and Ottoman Makeover

Slipper chairs and ottoman were once in an old farm house in Valparaiso, Indiana before landing in our shop. We finished and reglued their frames, rebuilt the springs, and installed all new padding and foam. After the refinishing and repairing …

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Refreshed Antique Italian Sofa

An antique purchase many years ago, the customer from Long Beach, Indiana wanted the look of the sofa to remain the same. When we started to remove the old fabric, we found several layers of upholstery fabric under the top …

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Sheet Caned Bar Stool

These bar stools belong to a customer in Valparaiso, Indiana, hoping to use them in her kitchen. Restoring the unraveled webbing takes precision and care. First, we gently removed the old, damaged webbing and replaced it with a sheet cane. Manufactured …

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100 Year Old Sofa

A delicate, white sofa came to us from Valparaiso, Indiana. Our customer, who is nearly 80 years old, remembers sitting on this beautiful sofa when she was five years old with her grandmother. Family heirlooms, such as this one, can …

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A Curlicue Settee Comes Out of Storage

We recently repaired, refinished and reupholstered this unique project. After the frame broke, the chairs were put in storage, out of sight, but not forgotten. The owner, who remembers it as a child, couldn’t see this family heirloom’s life end, …

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