The top being badly damaged was tested to find the best method of removing the marks. Once achieved the complete chest was cleaned back.
A final clean & inspection before delivery to the London Studio
The fabric display unit has been assembled and a further matte grey spray paint has been applied. The display unit has a grey PU faux leather top. The oak edging has been carefully waterstained and clear matte lacquered to match the existing decor of the showroom.
Note the top has protection
The antique oak floor has been completed in the restaurant room area.
The french polished oak parquet has mellowed under a matte finish to give a classy, relaxed look to this wonderful restaurant.
The antique oak floor completwed by Barford’s looks stunning, with a classic timeless look – only completed a few weeks before the furniture arrived !!
This is an office area, where all the repairs and removed trunking are a distant memory. Once again an elegant antique oak floor that has been restored to look 100 years old !!
Once the repairs are completed, the area was off limits to staff while the floor was being stained. Using traditional waterstains with a twist, the antique oak strip floor was aged and given a silvery sheen.
We allways work with the grain and keep neat, to give the best finish possible.
Whist this antiquet oak strip floor is being stained, we have masked up the skirting areas.
A bespoke wood colour stain has been made specifically for the fronts to match the hexagonal panels on the rear wooden acoustic wall. The first coat gives a base colour, while the 2nd coat alters the colour accordingly.
This picture shows the careful wood sanding and cleaning required on the maple stage fronts,to clean them before applying new colour and fire resistant finishes.
We apply three coats of satin floor lacquer, checking the parquet floor between coats for smoothness.
This picture is a close up of the replacement repaired parquet flooring area (lacquer still drying)