Welcome to Stephen McDonnell's Antique Furniture Restoration

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Stephen McDonnell worked and trained under Bruce Luckhurst at the Little Surrenden workshops between 1993 and 1995 and graduated with a distinction. As well as passing relevant London City & Guilds examinations in cabinet making and furniture finishing.


Free Estimates within 20km radius. Collection & Delivery service available.

Antique Furniture Restoration

  • French Polishing
  • Oil Finishing
  • Wax Finishing
  • Reviving of Dull Patination
  • Stripping and Re-Polishing

Cabinet Repairs

  • Repairing Structural Damage
  • Replacing Veneers Banding
  • Using Antique Timber of a similar age to affect repairs


Conservation also plays a major part in the approach to restoration and can often be used to stabilize and conserve old and important pieces.