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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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A Visit Back in Time to The Hotel Monaco in Portland, Oregon

Several years ago, maybe 10 or 15, we had the honor of refinishing some of the lobby furniture for the Hotel Monaco in Portland, Oregon. Two of the pieces were massive, and on the day were were scheduled to deliver them, it started snowing, a somewhat rare sight in Portland. With the help of a

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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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Kids Say the Nicest Things!

What I love most about my job is seeing the smiles on the faces of customers when they see their furniture after it has been refinished or repaired. When I hear “Wow…Thank You…Better than before” I want to take their smile and plaster it on my face. I love what I do – love being

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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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