“Andy, thanks for coming out and taking care of our leather sofas. The fix looks much better than I ever expected. You’re a real professional at what you do. Thanks, David and Ann C., Marlton, NJ.”
Author Archives: Andrew Wax
A chronically leaky roof has made this desktop look like nothing short of a complete refinishing would bring it back to a nice appearance. My techniques (and tons of elbow grease) brought the
This is an good example of how we replace the color layer of a piece of leather when the clear coat is missing.
Another cocktail table (soft pine, very chewy) and a dog decide to get together. This one required clearing out all of the debris, filling with epoxy putty, lots of sanding, staining, graining, and lacquer. As you can see, the Wood and Leather Doctor takes care of many pet damaged chairs, tables, entertainment centers, and anything
Pet damage is so common when we love our animals. This poor table was in the wrong place at the wrong time. The corner was completely chewed off. My challenge was to rebuild the corner and reproduce the rather deep grain texture along with the color and sheen. I have to say this was one
This is the worst water damaged desktop I’ve ever been asked to attempt to make better. A chronically leaky roof has ruined the lacquer and caused severe “blushing,” that is, moisture trapped underneath the finish coat of lacquer causing a nasty, white haze. This is not unlike a wet white ring on a coffee table
This was kind of for fun. A customer came to me with a really old leather desk chair that he finds really comfortable – even after having been in a fire. The leather was burnt to a crisp on the arms but he didn’t want to replace it or have it reupholstered. With MANY reservations,
These three pictures show the different stages of repair from an overactive dog and his favorite chair leg.
A razor knife made a 3 inch cut straight through to the backing of this brand new leather chair.