Techniques and Skills

Arlington Conservation offers a comprehensive range of skills from general cabinet making and finishing work to major conservation projects involving more specialist skills including:

• Carving
• Marquetry cutting
• Veneering
• Gilding
• Ormolu (gilt bronze)
• Glass
• Mirror
• Boulle-work
• Metal-work
• Wax-finishing
• Copy Chair-making
• Needlework Conservation.


Arlington Conservation boasts an international reputation for the conservation and treatment of patinated surfaces and the creation of patinated wax surfaces. Upholstery work, including the conservation of upholstery fabrics, is also undertaken by Arlington Conservation.

Where other specialist disciplines are required, expert advice is always sought from a leading practitioner in that field who has an established relationship with Arlington Conservation.

Fine Furniture Conservation & Restoration - Telephone +44 (0)20 7720 3525