Pye Antiques Restoration | The Journal


November 16, 2015

Chicken Coop Table

  This piece came out of a chicken coop where it had resided for a while.  Unfortunately what the chickens were doing to it was rotting the decorative veneer on the top! A previous owner had converted it into a chest of drawers. What I had to...

September 13, 2015

Case Study: George II Walnut Bachelor’s Chest

A client bought this lovely George II Walnut Bachelor's Chest to us as it was in desperate need of restoration to its original glory. The chest suffered from many problems. The top substructure was comprehensively split with bubbles and missing veneer. It was also off-kilter...

May 21, 2015

Antiques are officially Green

An independent report has confirmed that antiques are environmentally friendly with a piece of antique furniture likely to have a carbon footprint 16 times lower than that of a newly manufactured item. This is the finding of a study that compared the greenhouse gas emissions associated...