Our Services

Our expertise at Imperial Finishes Restoration includes the treatment of woodworm, structural consolidation and wood turning, carving and making mouldings, Dutch Marquetry, French Polishing and wax finishing, scratch stock cutting techniques, Japanning, veneer work and gilding. We also have a good working knowledge of metalwork, leatherwork and upholstery. Whatever technique you require, your piece will be sympathetically restored using traditional techniques incorporating contemporary timber with suitable old surfaces where possible and if required, original period veneers.

We undertake all types of furniture restoration both Traditional and Modern, specialising in 18th – 19th Century English and European furniture. We have an extensive stock of old salvaged timbers which we use for repairs. For antique furniture conservation we use hide glue in the traditional way. Services we can offer include:





French Polishing

Colour Balancing

Ring Marks

Wood Simulation

Professional Spray Lacquering

Commercial & Residential Projects

Projects include:

Restoration and fabrication of missing original areas of wall panelling

Cleaning conservation and restoration of historical fireplaces

Car Services

Specialist Car interior and wood renovation services.


We accept all major credit cards. A 50% Deposit will be required then the balance on delivery or collection.

Quotes can be obtained from Imperial Finishes for insurance jobs

Mr Samuel Kingswell, Imperial Finishes Antiques & Restoration

Head Office, 51b St. James Street, Taunton TA1 1JH

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