Wrightway Studio News

Do You Restore Antique Frames?

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We are experts in restoring antique frames back to their former glory including moulding missing parts to match the original frame.

  • We very carefully test the layers of paint to ensure that any original gold or silver leaf is preserved.
  • Our frame restorer has the expertise to re-guild in 24 caret gold and silver leaf and then age the finish to an antique glow.

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Do you restore Artworks and Paintings?

Posted by Ross Stewart on

The Wrightway Studios Art Restoration team are some of the most experienced restorers in the country!

They can repair and restore:

  1. Antique oil paintings
  2. Acrylics
  3. Sketches
  4. Prints
  5. Artworks
  6. Photos and frames.

Our artists can:

  1. Remove mould
  2. Repair tears in paintings
  3. Clean and gaze and restore faded or missing colour.

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How do you restore ceramics?

Posted by Ross Stewart on

How do you restore ceramics?

  1. CONSERVATION is a hybrid clean and high grade close knit bond and is visible but enables use of the ceramic item.

  2. RESTORATION an invisible art restoration where the ceramic or porcelain looks as if there has been no previous repair or damage. Pegs or pins may sometimes be required to support a strong bond and this often strengthens the original product . These items become ART OBJECTS- not to be used for eating from or serving food.

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Vintage Pram Restoration

Posted by Ross Stewart on

The Auckland Dolls Hospital has a dedicated pram restorer with the expertise to make your pram look like brand new but with the cool factor only vintage can bring.

  • We strip prams down to their component parts and rebuild, re-chrome and powder coat to a factory finish;
  • Our prams are completed with new upholstery and we ensure they are working like new before they leave our studio to go home with you.

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Vintage Bike Restoration

Posted by Ross Stewart on

Our pram man here at Wrightway Studios has been busy restoring bikes of all sizes lately, from 3 wheeled trikes to a vintage Rodeo Raleigh bike.

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