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What we do?

  • Traditional French Polishing.

  • AC, Pre-cat, bar-top lacquering.

  • Matt through to gloss finish.

  • Scratch, scuff and chip repair.

  • Ebonized, ebonised surfaces.

  • Stain removal, wood bleaching, ageing techniques.

  • Colouring, matching new wood to old wood.

  • Grain filling and over graining.

  • Bespoke colour and general staining.

  • Waxing for protection and reducing sheen.

  • Floor sand and seal, over-staining, repairing, lacquering, oiling and colouring.

  • Stripping and French Polish/lacquer.

  • Various oil colour and sheen techniques.

  • Japanese colour lacquering and gold gilt leafing.

  • Polyester repair, for pianos and other polyester surfaces.

  • Spray finishing.

  • Veneering as well as partial veneer piecing in repairs.

What we work on?

  • Furniture, chairs, tables, wardrobes, sideboards, dressers etc..,

  • Flooring, solid wood and engineered.

  • Internal and external doors and frames as panelling.

  • Bar tops, counters, kitchen surfaces and cupboards.

  • Plains, boats, houses, shops, embassies, stately and private homes.

  • Piano restoration.

  • Polyester repairing.

  • Oak, Walnut, Cherry, Mahogany, Ash, Beech, Ebony, Yew, Maple etc..,

  • Staircases, rails, posts, treads, sticks.

  • Inset carvings.

  • Car wood re-finishing and polishing.

Areas we work in?

  • We can come out to site and work in our workshops.  Areas are:

  • Bexhill on Sea, Hastings, Eastbourne, Pevensey, Rye, Tenterden.

  • East Sussex, West Sussex, Kent, Brighton.

  • Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge, Robertsbridge, Burwash, Heathfield.

Other services Referral

  • Repair of hardwood structure furniture and cabinetry.

  • Tuning of Pianos.  

  • Upholstering.

Welcome to French Polishers Hastings.


We are hard wood finishing and French Polishing Professionals.  We also use modern finishes such as lacquering and oiling.

What is wood finishing / French Polishing?

  • Simply put, French Polishing is the use of Shellac applied to hard wood to produce a glassy finish.  Secondly, Various lacquers can also be used for a more modern look.

Tel No: 01892 555555

Mobile: 07947 202999 / 07446 132819

email: jp@artwood.london

French Polishing Tables, Chairs, Furniture etc.,

French Polishing Staircases and Rails


We hired the services of Artwood Restoration to restore some teak furniture. They did a sterling job, will use again and recommend to friends.

Danny Brant


Artwood Restoration Limited polished my floor.  I am very happy with the service.

Dr Jega Singanayagam


Joe repaired our beautiful Rosewood Opium table.  Excellent craftsmanship.

Martin King


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