The Furniture Doctors LLC

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Yes, we are retiring!

After more than 30 years on the business, we have decided to retire, effective June 30, 2017. June 29 will be our last day of work. It was a difficult decision to make because we truly love what we do, and more importantly, we love meeting and working with our customers. We have learned so

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Bringing an old gem back to life!

We love a challenge. We especially love working on a piece of furniture that someone else thought was impossible to fix. This is what happened when a customer brought us pieces of a family heirloom table base, broken and in a box. Someone told her to throw it away, it wasn’t worth fixing. But to

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What’s a nice girl like you doing in a place like this?

People often ask me how we got started in the furniture restoration business. I like to answer that was part necessity, part love, and part luck. Let’s start with Gerry, the backbone of the business. As a lad in upstate New York, he was raised by parents who grew up during the depression and never

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Gasp! If you refinish my furniture, it will lose its value…..or will it?

Many people watch The Antiques Roadshow and hear about an 1890′s hutch worth thousands of dollars because the finish is original and think their furniture should NEVER be refinished. Or a piece is now worth $200 instead of $20,000 because it’s been refinished. That is not always the case. Unless the piece is very rare, of

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