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Question DetailsAsked on 9/25/2016

I need my oak roll top desk restored could you point me in the right direction

Date around 1880 - 1900 is what I was told.it is oak s cut.just want a ball park price to do the job.

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I would talk to local antique furniture stores about who in town does antique refinishing - and also whether they would recommend it (take a few cell phone photos to show them) - because generally refinishing an antique ruins its value. They might also give you a very rough ballpark idea of whether this is really an antique or just an old rolltop.


The normal Angies List Search the List category for this would be Furniture - Repair and Refinishing.


I know I got a quote once on this tyope of refinishing on a large newspaper editor size rolltop that had been painted by the previous owner - estimate for a strip and refinish was right around $1000, because it basically has to be taken apart completely to do a proper strip and refinish job.


Here is one link to a previous similar question FYI - http://answers.angieslist.com/Recomme...

Answered 2 years ago by LCD

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Hi,

This is James in Member Care. Thanks for your interest in Angie's List!

We'll be happy to help find top rated furniture repair and refinishing services, but it doesn't look like you have a subscription to the List yet. You can join by visiting www.angieslist.com or by giving us a call. Our call center is available 8:00 am-9:00 pm weekdays and 8:00-5:00 pm ET on Saturdays.


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Answered 2 years ago by Member Services




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