Traditional Woodworking  in Lincolnshire


Peter Millburn Traditional Woodworking
Furniture Maker and Restorer
Specialist Carpentry, Traditional Joinery
in Lincolnshire UK

Conservation, Repairs and Restoration by Peter Millburn Traditional Woodworking

A few examples of the conservation, repairs and restoration that I have carried out:

Repair of mirror, broken and water-damaged in house fire. Repair of mirror, broken and water-damaged in house fire.Repair of mirror, broken and water-damaged in house fire.Repair of mirror, broken and water-damaged in house fire.

Repair of mirror, broken and water-damaged in house fire.

I made up new segments in mahogany to replace those missing or broken, stained them to achieve as good a match as possible, then polished and re-assembled all the parts.


Restoration of Church interior
Restoration of Church interior
Restoration of Church interior
Restoration of Church interior. Full repolishing, with chancel doors repaired and moved from the side of the organ and restored to their original position in front of the altar.
 
Restoration of grandfather clock case.
Restoration of grandfather clock case.

Restoration of grandfather clock case. The door had fallen off and shattered, and came to me in many pieces. I repaired it, replacing broken veneers.

 Antique Table repairs by Peter Millburn Tradi19th century rosewood tilt-top table
Antique Table repairs by Peter Millburn, Traditional Furniture Maker
Table repairs by Peter Millburn Traditional Woodworking
Repair and restoration of 19th century rosewood tilt-top table. This was a family heirloom brought to me in pieces (unfortunately I have no "before" photo). I made and replaced many missing pieces and reassembled the whole. I reconstructed the tilting mechanism and achieved a fine finish on all surfaces
 
Conservation of 15th century doors to old Bishop's Palace
Conservation of 15th century doors to old Bishop's Palace
Conservation of 15th century doors to old Bishop's Palace
Conservation of 15th century doors to old Bishop's Palace
Conservation of 15th century doors to old Bishop's Palace
Conservation of 15th century doors to old Bishop's Palace
Conservation of 15th century doors to old Bishop's Palace
Conservation of 15th century doors to old Bishop's Palace in the precincts of Lincoln Cathedral. I spliced in new oak to replace damaged and decayed material, conserving most of the original structure. Views of each side of conserved door, and details of restoration.
 
Restoration and repair of water-wheel.
Restoration and repair of water-wheel.
Restoration and repair of water-wheel.
Restoration and repair of water-wheel. I spliced new larch rim and paddles on to the original axle and spokes of the water-wheel at Cogglesford Mill in Sleaford.