The place the past comes to get a future

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Steven D Wright
November 2017

I recently used Gladstone Studios to restore and repair about six items of antique furniture - all scratched, faded and badly water marked. All in all, there was a walnut Georgian chest of drawers plus four Victorian dining chairs and several Edwardian side tables all looking terrible and tired. Catherine, the French Polisher used a number of different techniques from colour matching and waxing to lifting and restoring veneers. The price for all this work was very reasonable and I was absolutely amazed and delighted at the transformation afterwards. They look fantastic, the wood is beautiful and glowing - and I cannot recommend Gladstone Studios highly enough!


Angela S

Nov 2017

Such a pleasure to be the first Gladstone customer, bagging a beautifully renovated/upholstered rocking chair. Seriously good restoration and MUCH admired by my many visitors. It is such a unique piece, as is everything on the website. 100% Very happy

Karen Rosie 
December 2017

Just received beautiful wee wooden boat from Gladstone Studios.Really beautiful and very efficient delivery service. Highly recommend a look at their website for gifts and collectables.

Colin Matley

Jan 2018

Amazed! Our old dining table has been beautifully restored. The damaged veneer and scratches have disappeared. Magnificent shine high lighting the patternation of the grain. I recommend this lady's craftsmanship😀.

Anne Gilchrist

Feb 2018

Our new Gladstone Studios purchases look even better in real life than in the photographs. Wonderful presents already being enjoyed. I'll be coming back for more.

Christina Chodecki

March 2018

So happy with the result of our beloved coffee table which Catherine brought back to life! I was very impressed when I saw it and happy to welcome it back into our home! High recommend the quality of the work and service - thank you!

Kelly Harris
March 2018

Catherine at Gladstone studios did an amazing job for me on a damaged Oak work top. I am so happy with her work.
Extreamely reasonable charge. I can highly recommend this company.

Anthony Smith

July 2018

High quality, very professional work at a reasonable cost.

Catherine is very knowledgeable and passionate about her work.

We are very pleased with the results on our dining table which is now the highlight of the room.

Melissa Hardinge 
August 2018

It's beautiful - thanks so much Catherine - we're so thrilled.

Thrilled with Catherine's amazing restoration of our much loved grandfather clock - he is back home looking very smart. Beautiful work - thank you Catherine!

Katie Garrod
October 2018