METAL WORK

Old trunks like this come into our shop every year. Not only are they nearly indestructible (which explains why they last so long) but usually they are family trickle-downs that people love to restore. 

Even when visible rust is present they will clean up beautifully. The wood slats are usually Oak or Ash over a metal-sheathed pine case. As seen, the wood, as well as the metal, returns to a rich, glowing color produced with NO stripping using our CCR method. 


As easily seen in this photo the transformation is evocative of the saying "turning a sow's ear into a silk purse."