|Welcome to our Before and After page. Here you will see pictures of trunks we have restored for our customers and trunks
we are currently working on. We constantly update this page, so check back often
Before and after pictures of a canvas covered flat top . After restoration it has new canvas,
new leather, paint and lining.
A Large flat top before restoration. Notice the
heavy ornate metal corner protectors.
Large flat top with new leather and a color change
Gary, Just want to tell you how
much Ron and I love our trunk. It
is beautiful. We hope to get
another one from you soon.
Ron and Dee
A beautiful round top with 2 color new paint, leather and tray
Before and after pics of a blue/silver
embossed pattern dome top with new
interior, and hat box tray
Before and after pictures of a rare Dresser Trunk, completely restored with Victorian pattern lining, new paint, and
A Beautiful, Geometric pattern, embossed tin
dome top completely restored with rebuilt dome
compartments, cedar lining, and new artwork.
I cannot believe what a wonderful job
you have done.... Every last detail of
my trunk seems to have been given
your full attention...
Your skill and hard work have made
my trunk even more special and
A dome top with Embossed tin covering before
restoration, with an awful , owner applied blue
After restoration with the original gold color
restored, new leather and refinished slats.
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Dealers and Restorers of Antique Trunks
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embossed tin painting
Before and after of a small dome top trunk done with out paint on the embossed tin. Embossed tin is buffed
and sealed only.
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An 1860's Civil War trunk before and after pictures. This trunk was completely
re-covered in leather - - embossed, tinted, and glazed. New straps and handles installed,
completely re-furbished lid compartments and tray.
All metal hardware was re-used.
Embossing on leather
Before and after photos of a gold finished dome top trunk. All hardware and the original finish has been restored and the
inside completely redone. New handles, paint, tray covers & artwork.
Gold geometric pattern dome top trunk with severe damage to the lid Before restoration
After restoration with new gold painting with stain wash, Repaired lid panel, and cedar lining.
Painted Flat top trunk before restoration
After paint stripping, and restoration of
slats and outside covering.
After restoration of dome top with gold "crystalized" finish and restored tray and dome compartments. Original tray
lining was retained and restored.
Gold crystalized finish trunk before
Before and after pictures of a beautifully finished Dome top done in copper metallic with stain wash on
Alligator leather pattern embossed tin.
Leather covered dome top trunk before restoration. This trunk was completely recovered in
leather, tinted, sealed, and hand embossed. The inside was completely restored and re-lined.
After restoration with completely new leather covering, hand embossed. Click on the pictures
for a close up of the embossing in the leather.
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A Leather covered dome top trunk fully restored with new outside leather, hand embossed. Restored inside with new trays, covering and artwork.
Leather covered Dome top, before restoration. Missing the tray, leather missing or
After restoration with oiled leather, bare spots covered, new tray and lid
compartments restored. New paper lining and artwork.
Gold Crystal finished Dome top trunk before
After restoration -- this trunk had complete restoration with new
gold finish, tray and interior lining.
Before and After photos of a leather covered round top trunk with extensive damage, restoration
involved re-construction added leather covering and hand embossing on leather.
Before and after pictures of a small Dome top trunk with embossed tin finished in 2 color painting, cedar lining, new leather parts and a new tray.
Beautiful 2 color paint on embossed
tin in black and beige.
Paper covered trunk in bad condition, missing parts, tin, etc. Our customer chose to upgrade to leather
covering with hand embossing on the leather, and cedar lining.
Completely restored with leather covering, hand embossing , a new tray and cedar liniing. Hardware
replaced or repaired. All of our restorers can also do leather work and embossing.
Dual compartment tray