Restoration

That should do for another few centuries

Posted by on Feb 16, 2012 in Gallery, Restoration

That should do for another few centuries

A frame that has been repaired with expert craftsmanship will stop the building further decaying and last for many years to come.  The oak will take on the colour of the original fram as the years pass.

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Lesson number one… nothing should move

Posted by on Feb 16, 2012 in Gallery, Restoration

Lesson number one… nothing should move

The importance of supporting a frame during the restoration process cannot be stressed enough

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Restoration is a craft in itself

Posted by on Feb 16, 2012 in Gallery, Restoration

Restoration is a craft in itself

Restoration takes much more skill and craftsmanship than building a new frame, you have to understand how it will age over time

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Keeping as much of the old as possible

Posted by on Feb 16, 2012 in Gallery, Restoration, Showcase

Keeping as much of the old as possible

When working on an old frame like this it is important to keep as much of the original structure as possible

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