Onsite Restoration of complete library. Missing woodwork made and restored. Colour matching. Hand finishing of french walnut with complete handwaxing of room.
Photos 1 - 7) New. Custom paneled rooms. Carved panels. Hand finishes. hand waxed.— Design and New Woodwork by McDonald Woodworks. Finishes and matching carved panels by John Steffen Restoration. Hand wax.
Photo 8, 9, 10) Stair railing - new construction then Finished by John Steffen Restoration
Photo 1) English 18th Century Bookcase 14' tall by 21' in length, graduated widths. Center desk with drop down. Restoration and Conservation. French polish and hand wax. From Loyola University in Chicago
Photo 2) American 19th Century Bookcase = Restoration and Conservation and Hand Waxed Finish
Photos 3, 4) New matching top made for 19th century bookcase—Veneer. Mahogany. Pine. Shellac and hand wax finish.
Photos) Chests, Chest On Chest— Custom turning and carving
Photos) American 19th century Chest of Drawers—Restore and conserve. New veneers. Colour. Shellac and hand wax finish.
Photo 3) Spanish Carved Statues— Restoration-Conservation. Missing parts. New Carving. Before hand waxed finish.
Photo 1, 2) Removal and conservation of fabric. Chairs rebuilt. Missing carving-turnings remade. Matching original work. Colour. Shellac hand finish. Handwax. Original tapestry reapplied to frames.
Photos 1, 2, 3) English 18th century desK = Flood damaged. Coloured chocolate brown with poly-urethane. We stripped and removed bad work and restored the original colour with shellac and wax. new carving and veneers.
Photo 4) Dutch 18th century desk. shipped from Rotterdam Netherlands.— Restoration Conservation. Veneers. replace missing leg. French polish. Hand wax.
Photo 5) English 18th century partners desk—Restoration-Conservation. Leather restoration. Gold gilt work. French polish and hand wax finish.
Photo 2) Michael Cullen designed and built by http://www.michaelcullendesign.com/
Photo 3, 4) Michael Cullen designed and built http://www.michaelcullendesign.com/ and Finish by John Steffen Restoration
Photo 5 ) Conservation of Pie crust edge Flip Top Table. New carving applied and matched to original.
Photo 7) Completed Photos 8,9) before and during
hand waxed finish.
Photos ) New Macassar Ebony Doors for Palmolive Building, Chicago.— Several new doors built by McDonald Woodworks. Coloured. French polish hand wax finish by John Steffen Restoration.
Working with SERVPRO of South Kenosha County
Restore and conserve
hand wax finish by John Steffen Restoration.