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Skeleton Key Fabrication

Circa 1850 skeleton key replacement

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Cheekwood Valance Conservation and Restoration

Before and after photographs of Cheekwood valance project.

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Chair Restoration: replacing a broken tennon

Photo below shows side rail of a Circa 1875 carved chair after scarfing in a new tenon to replace the one that was broken.

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Ellis Island Family Heritage Awards

Statue of Liberty Armature by Bartholdi Circa 1875.  Walnut base and gold leaf by Reinhardt Restorations 2016.

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Duncan Phyfe Table Legs Reproduction

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Coffee Table Base

Walnut Base for embellished brass pie crust table top.

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Chair Leg Repair: before and after

Transit related leg damage repaired.

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When a knot is not a not

Many furniture manufacturers will reject or cut out a knot from a board because they see it as a defect. Others, will see the beauty and put it front and center. Work continues on the kitchen cabinets.  This is a … Continue reading

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Statue of Liberty Armature

October 28, 1886 the Statue of Liberty designed by Frederic Bartholdi and built by Gustave Eiffel was dedicated as a gift to the United States from the people of France. Sometime around 1915 my Grandfather, Jerome Jacobbi, landed on Ellis … Continue reading

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Upholstered Chair Restoration

Circa 1940 chairs arrived in our studio in desperate need of repair.  The first step was to remove all of the original seat springs, webbing, and horse hair cushions.  Next the chairs were taken apart and joints rebuilt as needed.  … Continue reading

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