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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.

Posca Pens on Ceramic Mug

Posca Pens on Ceramic Mug

I loved it, the kids would love it too! Keeping the kids occupied can be tough. Arts and crafts offer not only short term activities for them to...

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Posca Pens

Posca Pens

Water based paint for almost any surface One of the most popular products which we sell for art and craft use are Posca pens. They contain a water...

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Pebeo painting on glass

Pebeo painting on glass

Traditional stained glass pieces Jane, a member of the Gadsby's team, has been making traditional stained glass pieces for a few years. The finished...

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Picture Restoration Service

Picture Restoration Service

If you look at our website you will see many examples of paintings which we have repaired and restored to their former glory. This is a process...

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Gadsbys is closed!

Gadsby's Covid-19 Closure 17/04/2020 Following the official notification this week that the UK will remain in lockdown for another 3 weeks, at...

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Lions Ears Repair!

Lions Ears Repair!

Two clients brought in lion ornaments (one lion, one lioness) for repair. Each ornament had one broken ear which was successfully repaired as shown...

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Oil paintings cleaned

Oil paintings cleaned

The images above show the before and after of an oil painting recently cleaned at Gadsbys. The patches on the side of the first image show just a...

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Gadsby’s January Sale

Gadsby’s January Sale

Sale is now over! Gadsbys will be starting their sale on the 2nd of January 2020. Items reduced by 25% or more will include all of the pictures in...

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Cleaning Paintings

Cleaning Paintings

Cleaning paintings is one of our most common restoration tasks. Hopefully you can get a feel for the change we achieve from these images. But, in...

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Repairing a ceramic dog

Repairing a ceramic dog

This ceramic dog was in serious need of repair. 'Fido' came in a broken beast!  He was in six large pieces and things didn't look good for him....

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Difficult restoration jobs

Difficult restoration jobs

This is one of the most difficult restoration jobs which we have accepted for many years. Follow its progress over the next few weeks to observe its...

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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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