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The concept of "restoration" is usually referred to works of art and monuments of cultural heritage, however, this is not always the case. As restoration means transformation, absolutely any transformation of absolutely anything.
So I want to give the second life to this old chair in my ...
What can be made from an old door? There are many ideas! The main thing is to have the right mood and a little free time.
So, let's start.
I have an old door from the old country house. Boards are safe and sound with traces of old paint. The paint does not spoil the look, so we decided not to ...
Dear lovers of unique home furnishings and antique things!
I couldn't help but share a stunning video about the transformation of an old icon.
Restoration artist - Julian Baumgartner from Baumgartner Fine Art Restoration in Chicago.
In the video, he is restoring the Ave Maria icon. This work ...
I will tell you about the process of church emroidery restoration for the Church gonfanon. The gonfanon was traditionally decorated with a central motif in the form of an oil painting on canvas sewn to the banner. Oil painting, though it is a piece of art itself, is not suitable for panels as it is ...
All is very simple :)Materials and tools:
- acrylic paint
- thin brushes
As you can see, the picture severely cracked. We'll cover the old letters with paint.
Here are the tools:
I squeeze paint directly onto the brush from a tube.
And apply to the letters:
Do it ...
I don't like Soviet furniture. It is sad and richly varnished. But it is made out of beech wood. Not cheap pine but noble beech! And the design is ergonomic. I want to show you how to refresh old furniture at the example of a 1960s Soviet chair.
Dusty padding is thrown away:
The chair ...
You need any shelf with scalloped details and flowing shapes, carved decoration would be even better.
Materials anв tools:
sponges or sandpaper with different grain
metal and rubber spatula
coating for wood
nails, screws, Moment glue
acrylic paint, acrylic varnish, brushes, rollers, gloves
This lamp was not in a good condition. I needed much patience to restore it, and there's a recipe below.
Remove all paint and rust it with sandpaper from disassembled parts:
The paint was of a very high quality :) I made all that was possible:
Now apply primer on metal. This is best done ...
I have several stories from the life of the Viennese chairs... And each story is unique — though, sometimes it's easier to burn than to restore. This story has a happy end.
Materials for restoration:
1. Remover for cars and varnish and paint remover from a hardware store.
2. Power sander and ...
The story is about how I was asked to help people to get rid of a strange table and here it is — a brand new piece of furniture called a samovar table of the beginning of the 20th century. The legs were decorated with geometric Greek carving.
The main task was to remove old paint. Drill nozzles ...
It remembers being wrapped in crispy paper. Then it was brought to a house, unpacked, poured kerosene inside and began to give light and warmth for a big family. Time passed, the kerosine lamp is beaten, dirty, rusty, without some details.
I want to tell you how to restore such wonderful lamps.
Now I will show a complex process which took around a month. I failed to write a detailed tutorial, so I post those photos, which I took in the process. And comment on it.
1. Here's what I had. A very old, cracked chest of drawers. Yes, yes - right from a grandma and it was stored in a ...