Restoration

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 smashed ceramics

Repairing smashed ceramics

Fixing a broken china lamp This lamp came into Gadsby's in 24 pieces of varying sizes. The client was sure (or at least hopeful) that they had all...

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White film on painting

White film on painting

This oil painting came in for cleaning and re-framing. It was very dirty and had a white film covering the entire picture. The painting was signed...

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Torn oil painting repaired

Torn oil painting repaired

Idyllic country scene repaired It happens sometimes that a painting gets damaged. Maybe trying to hang it in a new spot and the fixing is pushed...

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Oil Painting Restoration

Oil Painting Restoration

Damaged oil painting for repair and cleaning This very calming oil painting of a man and his dogs in the hills of Scotland was brought in for repair...

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Big Picture Restoration

Big Picture Restoration

These two pictures were damaged by a fire at a restaurant on Melton Road in Leicester. Water damaged picture The first image below shows a picture...

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Partly cleaned oil painting

Partly cleaned oil painting

During the cleaning process A great example of a partly cleaned oil painting. The top right hand corner has been cleaned leaving the original...

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Damaged certificate frame

Damaged certificate frame

Ornate certificate frame damagedThis very ornate frame had been damaged over the decades. The frame, decorated with carved cricket bats and balls,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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Plaster figure restoration

Plaster figure restoration

Restoring a plaster figureThis plaster figure was brought in broken, tatty and badly worn. We have filled it, glued it and re-painted it so it looks...

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Antique chair restoration

Antique chair restoration

Restoring antique chairsRemember a time when people could visit shops? Well, back when that was still acceptable, a client brought in a couple of...

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Restoring an Oil Painting

Restoring an Oil Painting

Restoring an oil painting - a multi skilled jobRestoring an oil painting requires a range of skills and techniques. The first task is to identify...

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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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Repairing a damaged painting

Repairing a damaged painting

Sometimes when clients bring in damaged paintings we learn how the damage occurred, other times we are left to guess. This one left us guessing....

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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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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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