About Antique Restoration

We have worked for several years now restoring many pieces of antique furniture, specialising in (antique furniture Yorkshire), some old, and some not so old, we have even copied customers items to reinstate a pair where one half of the pair has been lost or they have become separated through inheritance.

Antique furniture Yorkshire

We are based in a purpose-built centrally heated workshop just outside Yorks outer ring road near to Huntington village. We are equally happy to work in your home to restore or repolish floors, panelling doors, etc.

I have been in the furniture trade since 1986 when I began my apprenticeship with Shaw and Riley, Cabinet Makers, I realised that I was happier restoring furniture rather than manufacturing it so I moved on to work with Farquharson and Baume, Antique Restorers and Upholsterers in Thirsk, before moving on to run the restoration workshop at

 The Main Pine company, and then on to run the workshops for French House Antiques, I also spent some time working with Andrew and David Podmore when they were based in Foss Gate.

Ben began his apprenticeship at Tomlinsons Antiques, working for Period Furniture in their Antique Restoration department, he then moved to become part of my team at French House Antiques and we have worked together ever since Ben runs the workshop whenever I am out to see clients or to collect furniture.

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Tom joined us in July of 2012 and is our apprentice, he is learning the trade and he is making very good progress, he is studying for his City and Guilds Antique Restoration award with North Lancs Training Group.

Antique furniture Yorkshire


Proud to deliver Antique Furniture in Yorkshire. We are specialists in antique furniture restoration, working to restore all types of furniture which may have been damaged by the sun or fire. We also carry out structural repairs, wherever possible retaining the value and integrity of the piece. We are happy to travel throughout the Yorkshire region and beyond if required.

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