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Welcome to M Arrowsmith Ltd., a distinguished name in the world of French polishing and antique furniture restoration. As a fourth-generation family business with over 140 years of unparalleled experience, we have honed our craft to perfection, becoming experts in the meticulous art of French polishing and the delicate science of repairing and restoring antique furniture.

At M Arrowsmith Ltd., our legacy is built on a foundation of exceptional craftsmanship and a deep passion for preserving the beauty and integrity of historical pieces. Our team of skilled artisans is dedicated to reviving the charm and elegance of your treasured furniture, ensuring each piece retains its unique character and historical significance.

Our services encompass a wide range of restoration needs, from minor repairs to comprehensive refurbishments. We specialize in French polishing, a traditional method that brings out the natural beauty of wood, providing a luxurious, glossy finish that enhances the grain and color of the material. This painstaking process involves applying multiple layers of shellac with a pad, creating a finish that is both stunning and durable.

In addition to French polishing, our expertise extends to various other restoration techniques including laquer for modern reproduction furniture, ensuring that every aspect of your antique furniture is treated with the care and precision it deserves. Whether it's structural repairs, veneer replacement, or surface cleaning, we employ time-honored methods and the finest materials to deliver results that meet the highest standards of quality.

Trust M Arrowsmith Ltd. to provide you with furniture that combines style, functionality, and exceptional quality. Our commitment to customer satisfaction means that we take the time to understand your specific needs and offer personalized solutions that exceed your expectations.

For expert advice and support, please contact us at 01642 674482. Let M Arrowsmith Ltd. bring your antique furniture back to life, preserving its beauty and heritage for future generations to enjoy.

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We at M Arrowsmith Ltd. are proud to continue our family legacy of fine woodworking and French polishing. Our team has honed their skills over the years, and we are confident that you will be delighted with the finished product. Choose from our selection of shellac and lacquer finishes to find the perfect fit for your furniture.

Antique furniture is an important piece of history and our passion for preserving it is at the core of our business. Our extensive knowledge of techniques and materials allows us to provide expert restoration work that will preserve the integrity of each piece. Our workshop is fully equipped with the latest tools and equipment, and our skilled craftsmen have the expertise to handle even the most difficult projects. We are committed to restoring antique furniture to its original glory so that it can be enjoyed for generations to come.

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Get In Touch With Us

As a fourth-generation, well-established French Polishing company, M Arrowsmith Ltd. takes pride in providing high-quality services in wood refinishing and furniture restoration. If you have any questions about our services or would like to book a consultation, please feel free to get in touch with us via email using the contact form below.

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