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Damaged Steamer Damaged Steamer Damaged Steamer
Repaired Steamer Repaired Steamer Repaired Steamer
A steamer trunk refurbished to store treasured family photo albums and scrapbook supplies.

Damaged Bureau           Repaired Bureau
Damaged bureau, before and after.

Desk with air freshener damage           Repaired desk
   
Desk with air freshener damage           Desk repaired
This damage was caused by a plug in air freshener, when it was placed on the furniture.

Woven chair seat, before repair by Home Enhancements.Woven chair seat detail, before repair by Home Enhancements.Woven chair seat, after repair by Home Enhancements.

I receive damaged furniture in many conditions and found this example quite unique and amusing.
It did serve the purpose until I was found!


Heirloom umbrella stand, before repair by Home Enhancements.

An heirloom umbrella stand belonging to my client’s Mother.
The memories live on …

Heirloom umbrella stand, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Pine sideboard, before repair by Home Enhancements.Pine sideboard detail, before repair by Home Enhancements.Pine sideboard, after repair by Home Enhancements.

This pine sideboard and server had a little mishap with a cat using the doors as a scratching post,
along with normal household wear. This was an in-home repair.


Pine server, before repair by Home Enhancements.

Pine server, before repair by Home Enhancements.Pine server, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Pine server, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Pine server repair.


Damaged Bureau           Repaired Bureau

Hardware installation oops!


Ceramic vase, before repair by Home Enhancements.Ceramic vase, before repair by Home Enhancements.Ceramic vase detail, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Beautiful 3' ceramic vase. Damaged base re-glued, filled, sanded, touched up, and top coated.

Ceramic vase, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Steps, before repair by Home Enhancements.

Step repairs, before and after.

Steps, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Victorian marble-top table, showing attempted repair before repair by Home Enhancements.

Victorian marble-top table, before repair by Home Enhancements.Victorian marble table top, before repair by Home Enhancements.

Victorian marble-top table, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Damaged Victorian table, previous attempt at repair,
marble top in need of detailing, and finished repair.

Victorian marble-top table, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Hitchcock chair, before repair by Home Enhancements.

Hitchcock chair, before and after refurbishing of seat.

Hitchcock chair, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Computer desk, before repair by Home Enhancements.

The repair of this computer desk was accomplished on site in the office. The damage occurred while installing the computer tower, denting and scratching the furniture. The repairs were made by filling in the dents by burning-in with a matching shellac stick, touch up and lacquer toning.

Computer desk, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Decorative urns, before repair by Home Enhancements.

Decorative sugar and creamer. The repairs consisted of gluing concealing seams blending color and sheen.

Decorative urns, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Chairs, before repair by Home Enhancements.


Damaged chair, before repair by Home Enhancements.

A puppy had a good time chewing on these chairs. The chairs were structurally sound. The repairs performed were to buildup the damaged areas, touchup and tone, then all seating surfaces were rewoven with natural sea grass and three coats of shellac.

 

Chair, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Dissassembled heirloom chair, before repair by Home Enhancements.

This family heirloom chair arrived disassembled with hopes of restoration for presentation as a gift. The family was delighted!

Reassembled heirloom chair, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Damaged chair, repair sequence.

Damaged chair, repair sequence.Damaged chair, repair sequence.

Damaged chair, finished repair.

Dissassembled heirloom chair, before repair by Home Enhancements.Damaged chair, repair sequence.Damaged chair, repair sequence.

Before, during, and after repair. Removed fiber seat and cane, repaired seat and color, re-caned seat.


Danish chairs, before repair by Home Enhancements.

Danish cord weave, found primarily on Danish and Swedish furniture. This was my first endeavor in this style, with great results!

Danish chairs, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Cane weave rocker, before repair by Home Enhancements.

Non-traditional cane weave required replication.

Cane weave rocker, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Press cane restoration, before repair by Home Enhancements.

Press cane restoration.

Press cane restoration, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Rhino bird catcher, before repair by Home Enhancements.

This ‘Rhino Bird catcher’ sculpture was purchased from a gallery in 2005. It is a limited edition signed and numbered ceramic piece created by artists Carlos & Albert. One day someone knocked it over, and it landed on its ears which were broken off and shattered into pieces. The repaired sculpture showed no sign that anything had ever happened. The repairs were absolutely invisible!

Rhino bird catcher, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Face pot, before repair by Home Enhancements.

Face pot repair.

Face pot, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Ornate chairs, before repair by Home Enhancements.

Ornate chairs.

Ornate chairs, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Oak floor, before repair by Home Enhancements.

Delivery damage repaired
on a homeowner’s oak flooring.

Oak floor, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Porch chair, before repair by Home Enhancements.

Porch chairs, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Porch chair, after repair by Home Enhancements.

A new porch weave with 1/4" rattan.


Tobacco stand, before repair by Home Enhancements.

This tobacco stand, a family heirloom, is a fine example
of the craft of touch-up without refinishing.
Dents filled, base glued.

Tobacco stand, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Floral pitcher, before repair by Home Enhancements.

This floral pitcher had its handle in pieces.
A cherished item was put back on display
with an undetectable repair.

Floral pitcher, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Broken chair back, before repair by Home Enhancements.

Broken chair back, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Broken chair back, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Broken shield back chair.


Piano, before restoration by Home Enhancements.Piano, before restoration by Home Enhancements.Piano, before restoration by Home Enhancements.

Piano repaired by touch up process.

Piano, after restoration by Home Enhancements.Piano, after restoration by Home Enhancements.

White headboard, before repair by Home Enhancements.

White headboard suffered a mishap during delivery.
A deep gouge was filled, sanded, touched up,
and top-coated. Good as new!.

White headboard, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Brown porch rocker, before repair by Home Enhancements.

This porch rocker is a much sought after
 rocking chair found on many porches at the Jersey Shore.
The seat and back were re-woven with 1/4" rattan porch weave.

Brown porch rocker, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Side chair, before repair by Home Enhancements.

Side chair disassembled, before repair by Home Enhancements.

Side chair, after repair by Home Enhancements.

The oak side chair with cane seat was in a very weak state.
It was labeled for assembly, disassembled,
all joints cleaned of old glue, re-glued,
and re-assembled with a new press cane seat installed.


Carved back rocker, before repair by Home Enhancements.Carved back rocker, during repair by Home Enhancements.Carved back rocker detail, after repair by Home Enhancements.Carved back rocker, after repair by Home Enhancements.


Dog-eaten upholstered chair, before repair by Home Enhancements.

Dog-eaten upholstered chair.
Although the owner rescued two wonderful dogs from the pound,
I needed to rescue her mother’s chair!

Dog-eaten upholstered chair, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Dog-eaten upholstered chair, before repair by Home Enhancements.Dog-eaten upholstered chair, before repair by Home Enhancements.Dog-eaten upholstered chair, after repair by Home Enhancements.


Ornate arm chair, before repair by Home Enhancements.

Ornate arm chair repair.

Ornate arm chair, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Banister, before restoration by Home Enhancements.

Banister restoration.

Banister, after restoration by Home Enhancements.

Banister, before repair by Home Enhancements.Banister, after repair by Home Enhancements.Banister, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Banister repair.

Banister, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Pot, before repair by Home Enhancements.

Pottery repair.

Pot, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Wooden pony detail, before repair by Home Enhancements.

This ten year old wood base pony statue began to split at the joints due to living at the shore with moisture causing expansion and contraction.

Wooden pony detail, after repair by Home Enhancements.
Wooden pony detail, before repair by Home Enhancements.

Wooden pony detail, before repair by Home Enhancements.Wooden pony detail, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Wooden pony detail, after repair by Home Enhancements.
Finished wooden pony, after repair by Home Enhancements.

Home Enhancements by Cecilia LLC
5059 English Creek Avenue, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
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(609) 646-5949