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Mahon Antique Restoration

Mahon Antique Restoration is a business located at 901 Watson Ave, Madison, WI 53713 that specializes in antique furniture restoration.

The business offers several services such as French Polishing and Veneer Work to help restore antique furniture back to its original beauty. Their skilled craftsmen have years of experience in techniques such as refinishing, repairing, and reconditioning antique wood pieces.

Whether you need a simple repair or a full restoration, Mahon Antique Restoration has the expertise to return your antique furniture to like-new condition while preserving its historic value.

Services Provided

French Polishing: Removal of the previous finish and application of a new finish using a french polishing technique which involves applying a finishing material like shellac or polish using a rubbing pad lubricated with oil. This provides a deep, high gloss finish.

Veneer Work: Installation or repair of wood veneers. Veneer is a thin slice of wood applied to core material like MDF, particle board or plywood to make an item like furniture look like it is solid wood. Our veneer experts can install new veneers or repair damaged existing veneers.

Wood Refinishing: Complete stripping down and refinishing of wood furniture or wood surfaces that have lost their luster. This involves sanding, staining or painting to restore the wood surfaces.

Furniture Repair: Fixing of any damage or issues with furniture like replacing/fixing drawers, doors, mechanisms, fixing legs/bases or structural faults. Our carpenters can expertly mend your damaged furniture.

Cabinet Refacing: Updating the outward appearance of kitchen or bathroom cabinets without complete replacement. This is done by installing new doors, handles and decorative mouldings to breathe new life into older cabinets.

Custom Furniture: Creation of custom made furniture pieces according to your specifications, designs, styles and wood choices. Our carpenters can craft anything from dining tables, cabinets, beds, desks etc as per your needs.

Antique Restoration: Careful restoration of antique, vintage or heirloom furniture by experts in conserving the patina and historic value. This involves repairs, reconstruction and finishing to preserve the artistry and value.

Reupholstering: Complete renewal or repair of upholstered furniture surfaces by expertly removing the old fabric and installing a new custom fabric of your choice. Foam replacements are also done where needed.

Bespoke Joinery: Creation of architectural or structural joinery works like built-in shelves, niches, wall panelling, staircases etc as per architectural drawings or designs. Quality joinery using hardwood.

Floor Sanding & Finishing: Stripping off old finish from floorboards and sanding them smooth before applying a new UV-cured oil or polyurethane finish. Also repairs imperfections in flooring.

Frequently Asked Questions
What services do you provide?

We offer a variety of furniture restoration and repair services including refinishing, fixing damages or breaks, replacing parts, and more. Our goal is to restore your antique or vintage furniture to look its best while preserving its history and value.

How long will the restoration process take?

Timelines can vary depending on the size and condition of the piece, as well as the extent of the work required. For most basic refinishing jobs, you can expect the restoration to take 1-2 weeks. More complex projects involving significant damages or repairs may take 2-4 weeks. We will provide a proposed timeline and completion date upon initial inspection.

What is your payment policy?

We require a 50% deposit upon signing the estimate. The remaining balance is due upon pickup or delivery of the completed piece. We accept payment by cash, check, or major credit cards. For larger jobs requiring special orders or extended timelines, we may require deposits in increments throughout the restoration process.

Do you offer pickup and delivery?

Yes, we provide complimentary local pickup and delivery for all jobs within the Madison area. For customers outside our delivery zone, discounted rates are available. Please contact us for a quote on pickup/delivery to your location.

What is your warranty?

We stand behind our work and offer a 1-year warranty on all materials and workmanship. This covers repairs for any defects arising within one year of restoration completion. The warranty does not apply to normal wear and tear on parts with moving components like drawers or seats.

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