Antique Door Knobs Antique door knobs have become quite popular, and harder to find. They were awesome in correcting my order and I am thrilled with the quality! Most people with antiques don't want them to look new again, just not abused and worn out. Obtaining authentic antique and vintage door hardware for your restored home can be time-consuming. Antique Push Plates Push plates are a beautiful detail to any door. The problem is that the plywood is worn beyond repair but every square inch of it is glued down Is there an easy way to remove it? Heins and Christopher Grant LaFarge used a glossy white ceramic tile to protect and decorate the walls of the New York City Subway. We truly take no shortcuts and you can bet that you will end up with a period correct, finished product that you and your family will enjoy for many years to come. We take great pride in what we do and specialize in preserving the integrity of the pieces we work on.
Additionally, many of the small pieces along the various edges have become chipped and bruised from years of use and probably countless moves. Commercial Doors require a specialized knowledge to preserve the quality and provide a durable finish that will stand up to both weather and customer abuse. Simply get in touch via our contact form with initial query and you will then be able to attach and send pictures once we have replied to you. Company service is excellent, delivery prompt, exactly as advertised. Contact and let us help you achieve the restoration you desire. Save thousands of dollars by refinishing your doors rather than buying new ones. The door on the right shows the finished protected door.
All joints were reglued with modern adhesives, then reinforced with screws in pocket holes under the upholstery for a solid structure to hold up to many more years of use. Rotten wood may be stabilized and patched with epoxy, or new wood elements patched in. Like so many times, the owner's creative vision proves to be the best choice, and in retrospect, the decision to go with black creates a much more dramatic effect. We can restore and refinish your door for a fraction of the cost of replacing it. Take a tour through our website to find out more about our and.
Any advice would be appreciated. Almost the size of a pool table, we needed to create a system of assembly so that it could be disassembled and moved when necessary, as it was originally glued together. I am very impressed and will use them again. Finding the genuine article-not some factory reproduction-provides an honesty and originality those dedicated to restoration appreciate. We purchased a second set for our back unit in 2018 because we are so happy with them.
This is one of 2 fireside chairs that had broken pieces that needed to be fabricated and finished to match. The only option left would then be painting. We are specialists in the manufacture of bespoke and replacement parts for obsolete locks and also manufacture cut-away embellished display locks for collectors and for education purposes in the lock and safe industry. This 200 year old grandfather clock case was brought in to replace the center chime door because it was severely warped, and the veneer was cracked and peeling. Each one is unique and has a character of it's own, but they also require special care to repair or refinish. To the right you can see the legs, all of which were damaged.
Notice how the grain of the wood shows through. The whole door looks the color of faded yellow varnish. This, too, should be applied several times, and for best results, you want to use fine 0000 steel wool to scuff the finish between coats. In either case you will get a fine European furniture-grade finish that other companies just cannot deliver. If you are looking for new hardware, you will be disappointed, this site is not for you, Our Hardware is Old. The first step was to repair the damage, followed by stripping the finish and sanding smooth.
This would be very costly and furthermore, the veneer coat on these doors is almost completely gone, so a further sanding would have exposed the underlying finger joints. But searching high and low for that particular piece can become a real chore. That works fine in a public library, but not so well when it needs to be moved in a private home. Centennial Square We refinished these doors 3-years ago. Also note the darker staining we created to emphasize the cross. The Philco 90 is shown with new walnut veneer on the dome, and the base molding filled and repaired.
High quality - holds up well We installed these numbers on our main house in 2011 and they look brand new to this day. We offer a very high standard of craftsmanship and expertise. Creating a system of easy disassembly means the table can moved when necessary, and can now fit through doorways and around corners in a home. What distinguishes Us from other companies is our 9 Step Process in Refinishing your door. Mike has been writing about home improvement topics for many years.
The most common repair that needs to be done on antique doors is usually patching old hinge gains and latch holes with a wood Dutchman. All loose veneer was reglued and missing veneer was replaced and stained to match the surrounding finish. We offer hardware for restoration including interior and exterior door sets with mortise lock or tube latch, levers or door knobs; house numbers, door knockers, mailboxes, cabinet knobs and drawer pulls, window hardware, drapery and cafe sets, shelves and shelf brackets, hooks and picture-hanging hardware, bath hardware, registers, switches and switch plates, and paint. The classic hand-rubbed finish brought back the elegance these tables originally had. With broken legs and delaminating veneer on each of the 3 table tops, it was a daunting project, but the time came to deal with it and bring it to life as the ultimate sewing table, with room to store fabrics and supplies below, and a large cutting and layout surface on top. The goal is to make it a snug fit.
Our focus is on 18'th, 19'th and early 20'th century restoration and home improvement Architectural Salvage and Architectural Antiques like french doors, antique windows, antique doors and other architectural salvage for exterior and interior design. Alternatively, you can get in touch via our contact number and we will attend to your queries as soon as possible. The Old House Parts Company now occupies an enormous 1872 freight warehouse in Kennebunk, Maine. The result was a structural break in the center top piece, as well as all the glue joints being jarred loose, so the entire case needed to be rebuilt. All that was needed was a light hand-sanding and cleaning and then oil was reapplied over the top, and the doors looked like the day they we refinished them.