Steve Ellyson Baker Tables

    Refinishing Steve Ellyson’s Baker Tables

    by Mark Fry |September 24, 2015 |0 Comments | Refinishing | , ,

    These nice Baker end tables were scratched and dented with a worn out finish, my job was to strip and refinish them.  The client wrote me this letter of appreciation after taking delivery of the refinished tables: read more

    Restored Antique Secretary Desk

    Refinish an Antique Secretary Desk

    by Mark Fry |August 19, 2015 |0 Comments | Refinishing | , ,

    This drop-front secretary desk was very faded, scratched and watermarked.  It needed refinishing and the drawers were loose and required gluing (the drawer sides were coming apart).  The client wrote me this review about all the furniture I restored for her: read more

    Cherry Wood Writing Desk

    Cherry Writing Desk Refinish

    by Mark Fry |August 9, 2015 |0 Comments | Refinishing | , , ,

    This cherry wood writing desk was scratched, stained from spills and worn, the client asked me to refinish the top.  Afterwards she wrote me this review about all the furniture I restored for her.

    “Recently, I had the good fortune to find Mark Fry from Museum Quality Restoration Services.  He has put his talent to work on some of my family heirlooms and recovered their beauty. My grandmother’s small desk was reborn and it was amazing to see a familiar piece come alive.  Mark also worked on my desk and restored the writing surface, it is now a pleasure to work there. read more

    Vintage Mastercraft Table

    Mid Century Modern Mastercraft Table Restoration

    by Mark Fry |August 4, 2015 |0 Comments | Featured, Restoration | , , , ,

    This project was completed June 15, 2015, the top of table was scratched and banged up, with parts of the veneer missing.  The table had to be stripped back to bare wood, the missing veneer areas needed to be filled and touched up, then the wood was restored to the original high polish lacquer finish. read more

    Gouged Rosewood Desk

    George Nelson For Herman Miller Executive Desk

    by Mark Fry |August 7, 2013 |0 Comments | Restoration | , ,

    Rosewood George Nelson For Herman Miller Executive Desk Repair

    A massive gouge on the side of the desk to be repaired.  I filled it with epoxy putty, leveled and smoothed, and grain cut the area.  The desk was then touched up to blend in the repaired area. read more

    Baxley Water Damage Repair

    Custom Finish On Custom Woodwork

    by Mark Fry |August 7, 2013 |0 Comments | Refinishing | , , , , ,

    Custom Finish Water Damage Repair

    Eight years after my original work at Margo Baxley’s home some of the woodwork had become water damaged in one of the bathrooms, and the rest of the finishes also needed a refresh.  I was commissioned to restore the woodwork.

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    Modern Mahogany Table Repair

    Modern Lacquered Mahogany Table Restoration

    by Mark Fry |August 7, 2013 |0 Comments | Featured, Restoration | , , , , ,

    Modern Custom Designed High Polish Finish Mahogany & Black Lacquer Entry Table

    Client letter:

    “I bought a modern table at a consignment store in Palm Springs and noticed that the sides were warping, and called Mark at Museum Quality to see if it could be fixed.  He met me at the consignment store and told me he could fix it.   read more

    Chinese Rosewood Sitting Table

    Chinese Rosewood Sitting Table

    by Mark Fry |July 13, 2013 |0 Comments | Restoration | , ,

    Chinese Rosewood Sitting Table Restoration

    The top of this table was loose and the finish was damaged.  The table had to be taken completely apart, joints cleaned and re-glued, reassembled, and then the original finish restored. read more

    Chinese Rosewood Nest Tables

    Chinese Rosewood Carved Nest Tables

    by Mark Fry |July 13, 2013 |0 Comments | Restoration | , , ,

    A Set of Chinese Rosewood Carved Nest Tables

    Re-glued & Original Finish Restored read more

    Vintage Dunbar Table 04

    Vintage Dunbar Table

    by Mark Fry |June 23, 2012 |0 Comments | Restoration | , , ,

    Vintage Dunbar Table

    This vintage Dunbar table had to have the top restored, click on the gallery images to expand and scroll through using the side arrows.  To learn more about Dunbar vintage furniture click here – read more