New Jersey State Capitol Building Annex
Location: West State Street., Trenton, NJ
Scope of work/Nature of work:
Restoration of 450 historic pieces of furniture, including repair of broken or loose elements and replacement of missing elements, extensive Dutchman inlays, bleaching and staining various species of woods to match control samples, apply closed-pore lacquer finish, hand-rub. Reupholster, recane as needed. Locate historic hardware replacements and cast new replacements. Install furniture.
Building listed in National Register of Historic Places, circa 1900.
Hundreds of Desks, in dilapidated conditon, were completely refinished, repaired and restored for the various offices. Each desk was finished to a particular color specification for each office. Hardware was restored, runners and rails rebuilt as needed, Dutchman inlays inserted into gouges, missing elements like pullouts replicated, and complete functionality restored bringing each desk to new operating condition.