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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.
Once the careful preporation is completed. The chest was french polished & beeswaxed to show the original finish with a contemporary twist. Quality never goes
The top being badly damaged was tested to find the best method of removing the marks. Once achieved the complete chest was cleaned back.
This poorly looked after Art-Deco chest of draws required serious restoration. It has been used for storing screws etc. The top has been slightly burned
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