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The articles below are intended to give a feel for the services and products sold by Gadsby’s. If you have a requirement which isn’t represented below it doesn’t mean we can’t help. Please call us and ask.

Repairing a jug

Repairing a jug

Cricket Themed Jug Repair It may not be the Ashes Urn but for its owner this cricket themed Jug was valuable and worth repairing. Note: It is worth...

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Damaged picture frame

Damaged picture frame

Part of the feeling... Often we are asked to repair a frame rather than restore or repair a picture. It just shows that the frame is an integral...

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Bust bust

Bust bust

Broken ornament This ornament came in looking a little 'worse for wear'. When she left she was looking very good again.

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Damaged Bust

Damaged Bust

Repairing / restoring a ‘bronze’ bust' This bust of a ladies head was brought in to the Market Place shop with a damaged ear and was not able to be...

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Framing – in 3D

Framing – in 3D

Framing 3D Articles As professional framers we recognise that sometimes, for somethings some people will elect to use the D.I.Y. route to framing...

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Cleaning an Oil Painting

Cleaning an Oil Painting

Cleaning a Dutch Oil Painting This photograph features a hundred year old Dutch oil painting which has been half cleaned to highlight the difference...

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Fun to work with

Fun to work with

Sometimes restoration work...needs a variety of skills   Radha Krishna Picture See if you can spot all the damaged areas on the 'before' image...

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Plaque restored and re-hung

Plaque restored and re-hung

Joseph Bosworth plaque - restored and re-hung Three months after removing this huge plaque from Saint Ediths church in Monks Kirby, the day had...

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Patchings Festival 2018

Patchings Festival 2018

  The Patchings Festival is here again. This year Gadsbys have Caran D’Ache – Unison pastels – Posca pens – Uni-Ball pens – Daler Rowney all...

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Paper Crafting Fair

Paper Crafting Fair

Papercrafting and Stamping 7th July saw the Paper Crafting Fair at the National Motorcycle Musuem. With the focus on Papercrafting and Stamping...

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Restoration taking shape

Restoration taking shape

As the work on the church panels proceeds ...things are beginning to take shape Several weeks into this project and you should be able to see from...

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