Heritage Furniture Restoration
Professional Furniture Restoration Service by Lancaster Painters Australia
Furniture Restoration In Private House
Wesley Uniting Church In Hobart
Lancaster Painters Australia provide a high quality furniture repair and restoration service for all heritage and antique furniture including boisieres, armoires, picture frames, mirrors and other items. Services boast hand painted finishes, staining, lacquering, varnishing, burnishing, French polish, wax, oils, shellac, resins, Black Japan, polyurethane and varnish. We are able to reconstruct furniture art, designs and gilding, including gold leaf, silver leaf and more. See our artistic finishes and heritage art conservation-restoration service.
Our Furniture Finishes
Featured above: Gary Lancaster restores an 18th century round table and chairs in the atrium of a private estate. He French Polished the furniture, and then hand painted the floor design with motif underneath the table. As featured in the last photo, he restored the pedestal and small table at the back of the photo. He hand painted a marble finish to the pedestal and the top of the small table, to which he painted the legs and collars around the leg sections.
Our quality finishes for heritage furniture include timber finishes, hand painted finishes, gilding (including gold and silver leaf) and beautiful hand painted furniture art, motifs and designs. Our painted finishes can be applied to almost any surface including cork, glass and holland blinds.
Timber finishes for furniture include clear and tinted finishes, staining, lacquering, varnishing, burnishing, French polish, wax, oils, shellac, resins, Black Japan, polyurethane, epoxy, faux rust, faux verdigris and environmentally friendly finishes.
Our painted finishes skilfully applied by hand include distressing, scumbling, antiquing, aged patina, Black Japan, crackle finish, sgraffito, chalk paint, granite, wax, tallow limewash, liming, stone blocking, inks, painted glass finishes, liquid metals, rustic finishes, glass art and furniture art.
The Art of Gilding
Gilding services for furniture include gold leaf, aged gold leaf, silver leaf, aluminum leaf, gilded designs and art, water gilding, copper antiquing, oxidation, mica gold powders, silver powders, Dutch metal, antique metal, faux verdigris; faux rust and copper, bronze and brass finishes.
Featured above: Distressed heritage side cabinet with chalk paint and a gold leaf design. On the right side of the cabinet, Gary Lancaster hand painted a beautiful heritage design for armoires.
We provide a unique hand painted artistic service for heritage and antique furniture. Furniture art includes marquetry, metallic art, rust, marbling – faux (fake) marble, stone and granite; wood graining – faux wood grain, Venetian plaster, wax encaustic art, gesso, gilding (including gold and silver leaf), water gilding, wallpaper, glass art, hand painted mosaics, stencils, motifs and designs; Chinoiserie, Chinese lacquer, 2-D and 3-D art including Trompe L’Oeil and fine art, and more.