Below you will find a list of topics of interest to the antique connoisseur. Just click on the "FIND OUT MORE" button for a brief explanation of the topic.
What is the difference between restoration and conservation? Why does it matter?
A short description of what French polish is... and isn't!
Gilding is the application of gold leaf to wood, metal or composite objects. Read on for a closer look.
What glue to use in repairs is perhaps one of the more important choices to make in the restoration of antiques.
What to do and what not to do in the care of finished surfaces.
Dowel construction is the 20th Century norm for woodworking joins. See how these joins should be repaired.