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Presbyterian Church. Pew & Architectural Woodwork Restoration

Location: 10 E. Main St.; Flemington, NJ

Scope of Work/Nature of Work:

Restoration of 950 lineal feet of Eastlake Gothic chestnut and walnut pews and reinstallation to sloped round amphitheater floor. Disassembly of all pews, repair of damaged elements with Dutchman inlays, and regluing and refinishing of all pews, for Church listed in National Register of Historic Places, ca. 1870

Owner: Flemington Presbyterian Church

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH PRESERVATION
FLEMINGTON PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH PRESERVATION

CHURCH PEW RESTORATION DURING
CHURCH PEW RESTORATION DURING

The pews were lovingly nailed together by parishioners for at least 50 years. Extensive splitting of the backs and seats and side panels was focused around the added nails; the wood couldn't expand and contract with humidity changes after nailing.

Repairing

CHURCH PEWS STRIPPED OF FINISH
CHURCH PEWS RESTORED INSTALLED

Finish stripped

Installation must be very precise on a sloped & radiused floor

CHURCH PEWS RESTORED

After



By Peter Triestman

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