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Barfords Contractors Ltd is a family company comprising of highly skilled craftsmen with a solid background in antique restoration and French polishing. For over 25 years we have restored and installed fine furniture in commercial and domestic and retail properties, also installed and repaired numerous wooden floors, using our in depth knowledge of species combined with colour matching and ageing techniques.
Gilding, the fine art of applying gold leaf, and leather restoration, to fixtures and furniture are a natural progression, to our services.
We utilise the very best tried and tested methods, combined with the highest quality materials to give the finish you require. Barford’s always use materials that are British Standard and FSC approved whenever possible. Rapid advances in recent years with ‘eco’ products have provided us with the opportunity to embrace these advances that are durable and ecologically sound.
We offer a courteous, professional service, to the highest quality and standard, to ensure full client satisfaction every time. Barford’s are proud to be accredited by both The Guild of Master Craftsmen and Constructionline for French polishing and furniture restoration also hardwood and parquet flooring and restoration.
Decorative gold Gilding covered much of the ceiling of this Cathedral. We obtained permits, as well as completing Risk Assessment and Method Statements (RAMS), ensuring
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
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.
The Stage rear sections rise and lower offering different aspects to the stage. The stage front colour is to be altered. and are covered in
As the work to the maple wood stage top continues, the front edge and stage service trap doors are individually prepared. Full P.P.E. equipment is
The Barbican Stage wood floor is being carefully sanded with dust free sanding via the cyclonic extractor. The whiteness of the maple now being exposed