French polishing – another dying trade?

After months of restoration work, it is very satisfying to be applying the finishing touches to a flood damaged oak door, now reinstalled in our client’s 17th century manor house. French polishing is a specialist trade that I learnt in my days as an antique restorer; but sadly, it’s a dying trade these days. #frenchpolishing #specialistwoodfinishes #antiquetechniques #vanishingskills #howtofrenchpolish

9 October 2019
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