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.

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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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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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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