French polishing in London

Make wood look like new again with our traditional French polishing and modern wood finishing.

French Polishing in LondonFrench polishing brings out the best in wooden furniture, and it's a routine part of our day.


What is French polishing?

French polishing is a traditional wood finishing technique that results in a very high gloss surface with a deep colour and chatoyancy.

French polishing consists of applying many thin coats of shellac dissolved in alcohol using a rubbing pad lubricated with oil.

The process of French polishing is lengthy and repetitive, but the finish is considered to be one of the most beautiful ways to finish highly figured wood.

 

 

When would you use French polishing?

French polishing is used in wooden furniture that's worn or faded over time. Many wood restoration projects are completed with French polishing for a finish that's simple unbeatable.

What we french polish

We can work on a variety of old or new, large or small furniture including dining & boardroom tables, bookcases, desks, staircases and doors etc.

We work in London within the M25 and offer one of the best French polishing services thanks to our 30 years in the business.

Colours & finishes

We combine traditional polishing with the latest technology using heat and water resistant lacquers for tables and wood surfaces.

"I can't explain how beautiful our dining table and chairs look again. David and Danny did a wonderful job on this restoration project and it's simply amazing what they can do."

 

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Other services to compliment French polishing

In addition to French polishing we have a wide range of complimentary skills such as furniture repair, modern chair repair, furniture restoration, furniture reupholstery and leather renovation, so you can be rest assured we can cover all your furniture repair & restoration requirements.