Refinishing Examples                              


On left: BOW FRONT—American Oak: new curved

glass on both sides, we refinished all of the wood

surfaces, has original hardware & center glass. Completed in 2009.


                          On Right: MANTLE CLOCK—Mahogany:                                          Refinished clock base, clock works and all original,                               polished brass. Completed in 2007.



                        New Furniture Examples


On left: PIE SAFE—Pine: Built from Pine to

look old, includes wooden pegs & square nails,

ceramic knobs, 6 tin panel doors, paneled sides,

joinery includes; mortise & tendon, dovetail,

and tongue &grove multi board back, turn buckle

door closure, all solid pine. Built in the mid 1990’s.


                          On right: NIGHT STAND—American Oak: Built from                           Red Oak with poplar as sub material, joinery includes;                           dovetail drawers, mortise & tenon case and flat panel                             sides & back, finished with stain & 3 coats of top coat,                           reproduction Victorian pulls. Built in the late 1990’s.

                        Restoration Examples


On left: HUTCH—American Oak: cleaned,

repaired, restored & refinished, replaced shelves,

still has original hardware & glass. Completed in 2008.


                          On Right: BOOK SHELF—Mahogany: cleaned,                                  extensively repaired, restored, & refinished, remade top                           two fret work pieces. Completed in 2010.


Ambassador Antiques offers repairs, refinishing and restoration of antiques and other pieces of furniture. If you are looking for a special piece of furniture or other items built from wood that does not need to be an antique Ambassador Antiques will build and finish each item to your specifications. We have over 30 years experience in woodworking, particularly in furniture and cabinet building. Ambassador Antiques prices for building, repairing, refinishing, and restoring are reasonable and satisfaction is guaranteed. Each piece is different and price will be discussed per item. See examples of some of our work below.

New Furniture Examples

On left: QUILT TABLE—Our most recent creation (January 2016)made from Red Oak and stained with Early American stain to resemble an older piece. It has glass on three sides in order to view old quilts, and a hinged top that lifts.


Repurposed Examples


On left: BED BENCH—One of our most recent

creation (October 2014) made from an old single

Spool Bed using the head board and foot board

and a solid Pine board to make into a bench and

painted white.


                          On the right: Laundry Room Hamper—Our most                                recent (January 2016.) We took a customers old                                     Poplar High Back Bed and repurposed it into a                                       Laundry Room Hamper/Coat Rack/Shoe storage. It                                includes coat hooks along the top and two shelves on                             each side to store shoes and the customers laundry                                 hamper in the center.



Restoration Examples

On left: Built-in Cabinet from a 1900’s house in Memphis, TN. Ambassador Antiques stripped, reassembled and repaired this unit to this stage, customer was going to paint the unit. Completed in April 2016.


New Furniture Examples

On right: Bathroom Vanity—Our most recent creation (May 2016)made from Poplar and Birch Plywood stained with Red Mahogany and finished with Semi-gloss Polyurethane. Behind the center raised panel doors is an adjustable shelf cut out for the plumbing . Both sides are open with adjustable shelves per customer’s request.                           

                        Refinishing Examples    

On left: Deacon’s Bench—American Oak: Blonde worn out finish

On right: Same Deacon’s Bench—American Oak refinished in Ambassador Antiques own shop with a darker stain and four coats of Tung Oil. Completed in July of 2016.