Gallery before restoration
After the new areas have been spliced in and carved.
Showing the condition before restoration
Mirror frame after restoration
Mirror frame before restoration.
Chinese Stand finished
Chinese Stand. Cutting a curved fret prior to carving
Teaching a specialist marquetry course to Musical Instrument Makers at West Dean College
Teaching methods of copying a design to make a brass pewter and mock-tortoiseshell image.
The dish with a new handle piece spliced in to match. New silver mounted and polished.
A small Scottish whisky tasting dish in need of some work.
Fire damage after restoration
Smoke blackened gilt mounts before restoration
Cutlery drawer refitted and recovered with red baize.
A jumble of pieces ready to be reassembled and recovered.
Using hot sand to create a 3D effect in the design
Showing the process of making a marquetry image by sawing a packet of veneers to create the flowers and leaves.
Part of a fine marquetry cabinet showing the condition before and after restoration