Misc. Antique Furniture Repair

Lions Paw with Acanthus Leaf

January 16, 2013 MaryMay Misc. Antique Furniture Repair


I have been working on a very interesting carved leg. This leg is for a large free-standing mirror with 4 legs. One leg was completely missing, and 2 of the legs had missing and damaged lions’ paws. The photograph here is the one that I made from scratch. It appears to be German carving, but […]



Repair of woodcarved griffin

January 20, 2012 MaryMay Misc. Antique Furniture Repair

Griffin to be repaired

I’ve been working on a furniture repair for a fabulous pair of wood carved griffins. This is absolutely wonderful carving – not sure of the year, but may be 150 to 200 years old – German maybe? I am repairing this for an antique dealer in Savannah, GA. One of the griffins does not need […]



Furniture Repair

September 20, 2011 MaryMay Misc. Antique Furniture Repair

Today I worked on an 18th century mahogany chair – it is thought to be of Irish origin, and has a traditional carved acanthus leaf on the knee of a cabriole leg. There was a missing area that needed to be re-carved to match the existing style of the acanthus leaf. I also had a┬ájob […]



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