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Showcase of Projects

These are pictures of our completed projects some will show before and after pictures
Others will just be of completed projects depending on the project in question
Brunswick 6 leg Reichelieu
This table was redone for the Upper St. Clair Vol. fire dept. after years of neglect, and sitting between the fire trucks. Before moving to the new station where it got a proper room that this table so rightly deserved. This table was built under patents from 1895 thru 1912. As you can see it is a very well built and crafted with some beautiful inlay work.
Brunswick Saratoga
This table was redone for Saunier-Wilhem Co for them to resell it. It was manufactured under patents from 1892 to 1905. A fairly simple but elegant design but does a have a beauty all its own and would fit into almost any setting. 
Brunswick Saratoga
This is the same type of table as the one above but is quarter sawn oak instead of mahogany.  It was manufactured under patents from 1892 to 1905. A fairly simple but elegant design but does a have a beauty all its own and would fit into almost any setting. This table was a customer's table that was picked up and restored then installed in their home in Ohio.
Brunswick Baby Grand
This table was built in the early 1900's  the patent design was awarded on May 7, 1912 and was still found in their catalog in 1916.  It was made of mahogany, in laid designed and richly finished.  The cue rack and accessory drawer kept everything you would need close at hand.  This table is a table that has been in a family for three generations here in Pittsburgh Pa. Which we restored to give them many more years of enjoyment!
Brunswick 
This Brunswick table was owned by a family and was restored to its original grandeur then was taken to the sons home in Cape Cod Mass.  It still had all the original thumb screws for the rail converting system used by Brunswick. In a separate box was a complete set of Carmon rails. These rails were kept in the orginial box that we found them in for the son and delivered with the table for his use.  
Brunswick  O G Novelty
 We used two before pictures to show you the damage to the table from being in a damp basement, with water running thru in heavy rains. This table was restored to original appearance including repairing and veneering the legs. It was originally built in the early 1900's. The slate still needed clean and the pockets installed
Issac Taylor
This table is in our shop getting restored to our standards. As you can see it is going to be a beautiful table that some lucky person will get to own. They just don't make table like this one any more. If you want more information on it feel free to contact us.
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This picture below shows a repalced rail cap. New wood had to be cut to size to replace old damaged wood and joined with the original piece to conform to the shape of the table.  The rail sights and name plate were installed and then finish with hand rubbed lacquer between coats, finishing with 4 coats of finish to achieve a quality finish on the rails
The pictures below show an example of a finised table. This anniversary addition was in used condition, some damage to the wood of the rails, body, and legs due to age and play. Repairing normal wear and tear was the first step in our restoration prossess.
We take the table apart piece by piece, carefully removing repairing any faulty parts in structure and hardware. After stripping the wood and applying a new finish we then polish the metal along with installing new bumper cushions for a new and crisp play of the table.
After restoring the wood, polishing the metal, some tables such as this one take a finer touch of detail work. The pinstripes on the rail aprons were applied with care and precision to maintain the original aesthetics. 
This here is a Brunswick table that was at the Duquesne Club in Pittsburgh Pa. we were contracted by them to update their tables to meet there new room they were doing. These tables were custom built by Brunswick for the Duquesne Club in the 1920s. They elected to apply new molding details and change the legs out. Then to repair the tables and finish them in the color they desired for matching to the new room they were going to be but into.