Restoration Cleaning

Oil painting needing restoration and a new frame

Oil painting needing restoration and a new frame

What is that "dingy picture"?When the grand-kids ask what the dingy picture on your wall represents it might be time to consider getting the old family favourite restored and reframed. It isn't that the picture is any less attractive than the day...

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Oil painting to be cleaned

Oil painting to be cleaned

Oil painting to be cleaned and reframedGood artists might have the pleasure of seeing people's face light up when they see their paintings for the first time. The team at Gadsby's also get to tap into a similar pleasure when someone comes to...

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Picture frame repairs

Picture frame repairs

Some simple jobs, others are more involvedSometimes picture frames get badly damaged in one 'big' accident. More commonly, the frame is damaged a little at a time over an extended period, decades maybe. It is the last chip which acts as "the straw...

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Frame damaged and hole in oil

Frame damaged and hole in oil

Family favourite with damaged frame and a hole in the oil paintingWear and tear on a picture can take many forms. For this nude, the frame has been chipped and damaged and a hole made in the oil painting itself. Then of course there is the layer of...

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Damaged painting and frame

Damaged painting and frame

Restoring a horse oil painting and frameHere we show before images of a damaged oil painting of a horse and the frame which was also damaged. And then there are the after images of both having been cleaned and restored/repaired. If you compare the...

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Saving the Tiger (painting)

Saving the Tiger (painting)

Restoring a painting of a tigerA few before and after images of a recent restoration/cleaning commission on a painting of a tiger. It was an oil painting and had bubbled up in places and there were bits missing. It was glued down and touched in....

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