Fine Furniture Repair and Restoration in Houston, Texas

Fred Woodall's Restoration Shop

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Restoration Shop operates 363 days a year for the last eight years.

Those who work here are master craftsman and represent the very best.

 

Fred Woodall the owner, splicing veneer on a fine 19th century Writing Desk once owned by English Royalty.

 

Fred's Father, Walton Woodall giving instruction on leafing an 18th century gilt Japanned Bureau.

Fred's father started his first furniture restoration shop in New Orleans Garden District 1962.

Pete doing a final inspection on a pair of Louis XV Commodes that consumed the shop for over 2 months. 

Pete is a master cabinet maker with 30 years experience working on fine furniture.

Fred, a master gilder leafing a pair of 18th Century Louis XVI Console Tables.

Fernando removing mounts on a Linke Commode

Fred replacing missing veneer on a 19th Century Bureau Plat.

Fred Woodall water gilding a massive 18th Century English Mirror inspired by Thomas Johnson

 

Pete constructing a jig for new Solid wood table apron

Fine French bronze mounted Baby Grand Piano

Beginning the first step of restoration cleaning an early 1800's Oriental Divider, (Screen).  

Tooling Leather on a bureau plat

 Making parts for an English Satinwood and Magh. Long Case. .

Restringing a 1918 Steinway Baby Grand

Francois Linke Grand Regulator

  Replacing missing tortoise shell inlay on a 1800's  tortoise shell and brass display cabinet.

Pete turning chairs into barstools. Coronado Club Chairs

Two Steinway Baby Grand Pianos being reassembled. 12 coats finest durable finish available.

 

 

Fred Correcting Previous Repair Work on a Fine 19th Century Case Piece

Pete Assembling hardware after 180 hour restoration on a French Louis XV Style Commode

Inspecting a rather large 9' Grandfather Clock Cabinet

Burnishing a 17th Century Italian Gildwood Console Table

Fred's parents stopping by the shop

Detail cleaning of a fine 18 century English (base) Japanese (Top) Cabinet.

 

Assembling hardware on a fine Louis XV Commode after a 120 hour restoration.

French Furniture Repair and restoration

Walton Woodall inspecting an exceptional French regulateur

Assembling an Alfred Beurdeley Apollo Régulateur'  

Closely  inspecting a massive Gothic Oak Hall Clock after restoration.

Assembling a very fine 19th Century Henry Dasson cabinet

Installing mounts on a Francois Linke Commode

Janet burnishing gold leaf

Installing mounts on a Francois Linke, "Commode Aux Dragons",

Louis XV style ormolu mounted parquetry kingwood with tulipwood commode. 

600 hour restoration on a very special Grand Piano

Fred simulating grain on sixteen 10' African Mahogany Panels in a office building (Whitney Bank).

We maintain all the millwork and fine furniture  in 26 "Class A" office buildings in Houston including all of the exclusive country clubs,

Federal Government facilities and over two dozen private estates. 

Fred Woodall restoring all doors and millwork at Jones Hall in Houston

 

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